Shoulders

Baseball Throwing Injuries. Oh no...not me!!!

14
Nov
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
Throwing a baseball is the fastest known human movement. The speed of the throw from a professional baseball pitcher can be upwards of 7000 degrees per second. Now that’s fast! In addition to that, ...

SI Joint Pain & Dysfunction. Do U Have It?

13
Sep
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
The sacroiliac or SI joint is the articulation between the bone at the base of the spine called the sacrum and the bones on both sides of the pelvis called the ilium. Refer to the picture below. Over...

Nerve Mobilization Techniques

13
Aug
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
I would like to highlight one of the unique treatment techniques that we offer at OrthoWell.  As many of you know, we spend a lot of quality time during our biomechanical evaluation trying to "figure things out". This is the reason that several of our referring physicians call us "THINKERS".  We p...

PUMP YOU UP!!

10
Mar
,    1 Comments    by orthowell
So how important is resistance training? I have had the privilege of working with one of my peers, a fellow PT, and strength and conditioning specialist, Mike Stare from Spectrum Fitness in Beverly, b...

KinesioTape-The Evidence

26
Oct
,    1 Comments    by orthowell
I have received several comments from bloggers that “there is no evidence” regarding the effectiveness of Kinesiology Taping or KinesioTaping Techniques. I would like to share with you some very d...

THE SUBSCAPULARIS RELEASE MIRACLE!! IMPINGEMENT and beyond….

07
Dec
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
The main purpose of the rotator cuff is to keep the head of the humerus bone centered within the shoulder joint  The subscapularis muscle functions as the internal rotator of the rotator cuff.  It serves to hold the head of the humerus down and to limit forward glide of the humerus while the arm i...

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

08
Aug
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
Shoulder pain is the third most common musculoskeletal disorder, following low back and neck pain (Donatelli).   Because of the mechanical demands placed on the shoulder, it is susceptible to numero...

How do you get shoulder impingement syndrome?

08
Aug
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
The shoulder joint is called the glenohumeral joint.  It is the articulation of the top of the humerus bone with the glenoid fossa of the shoulder blade.  It is one of the most complex and most mobi...

What are the BEST shoulder exercises?

08
Aug
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
Everything we do at OrthoWell is evidence-based!  Maximizing results in minimal time depends on the expertise of the clinician. As our knowledge of biomechanics and muscle function improves, more of ...

OUCH!!...My shoulder hurts!!

08
Aug
,    0 Comments    by orthowell
Shoulder pain is the third most common musculoskeletal disorder, following low back and neck pain (Donatelli). Because of the mechanical demands placed on the shoulder, it is susceptible to numerous...

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