Archive for 2015

shoulder

The Rotator Cuff

The Rotator Cuff The Rotator Cuff I have heard it called the “rotor cuff”, “rotor cup”, “rotary cuff”, “rotator cup”, and many other combinations of unrelated words. The fact that people are often unsure what it’s actual name is (rotator cuff) screams very loudly that there is a wide-spread lack of understanding of a critical…

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low back pain

Exercises for Low Back pain

Exercises for Low Back pain Back Exercises to Keep You Out of the Chiropractor’s Office If your low back hurts, your core is not working. Contrary to popular belief, your core is not weak. It is uncoordinated. The muscles are there. They are most likely strong enough. They just don’t know when or how to…

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Is Stretching Good for You?

Is Stretching Good for You? We all feel we need to stretch. My patients ask me to give them stretching exercises every day. Deep down inside we want to be more “something” in those tight places of our bodies. No one has published research that shows stretching is good for anything. So what’s the deal?…

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brain aging

Cell Phone Neck and How to Fix It

Cell Phone Neck and How to Fix It I won’t go into how much time the average American spends looking down at their cell phone and other personal electronic devises. To be brief, it’s A LOT. This is not just a U.S. issue, but a worldwide one. The British Chiropractic Association reports a 60% rise…

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