What is shoulder impingement? Learn how to get to the bottom of this common condition with simple physical therapy exercises.
A walkthrough of the stages, exercises, self-care techniques and expected length of shoulder replacement surgery recovery time for seniors.
In this video, physical therapist Kathy Doubleday DPT, OCS, discusses how to alleviate pain between the shoulder blades caused by sitting at a computer for long periods. She suggests a few quick exercises that can be done while sitting at the desk. She recommends getting the back and thoracic spine up and taking a deep […]
Physical therapist Dr. Kathy Doubleday shares three tips to decrease stress on our shoulders in this video. You will learn: How posture affects shoulder motion substantially. Adjusting our posture to a tall position before lifting an arm can naturally increase shoulder movement. Lifting arms in extreme positions or reaching across our body stresses our shoulders […]
Are you experiencing persistent pain in your elbow? A variety of activities can cause elbow pain. Two of the most common elbow conditions are tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow or “golf elbow.” However, knowing whether you have tennis elbow or golf elbow can be tricky. While both conditions can be difficult to treat, understanding their […]
This guide provides seniors with a comprehensive understanding of AC joint arthritis, its causes, symptoms, treatments, and exercises.
“I have pain when reaching behind my back in the front of my shoulder. What can I do?” Having pain in the front of the shoulder while reaching behind is a common issue and straightforward to address. Often this is diagnosed as a bicep tendinopathy. Interesting enough, however, the bicep is not the culprit—it is […]