08 Oct 2014
October 8, 2014

Rotator Cuff Tears

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The rotator cuff in the shoulder consists of 4 different muscles (Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Subscapularis). These muscles are crucial to keep the shoulder joint stable during movement. The most common rotator cuff muscle to be torn is the supraspinatus muscle where the tendon attaches to the bone. This muscle is located on top.. read more →

03 Sep 2014
September 3, 2014

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

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To Impinge means to make an impression on something. In the case of shoulder impingement syndrome, this relates to a boney structure in the shoulder joint making an impression on the bursa and one of the muscles of the rotator cuff. If this persists, overtime the impression will wear on the underlying bursa and muscle.. read more →

03 Aug 2014
August 3, 2014

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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Cubital tunnel syndrome involves the ulnar nerve on the inside of the elbow. The ulnar nerve lies between two boney prominences at the elbow: The point of the elbow (Olecranon) and the palpable bone on the inside of the elbow (Epicondyle). When the ulnar nerve gets too much pressure such as when resting on a.. read more →

What is Hand Therapy? “Hand Therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb, which includes the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. It is the merging of occupational and physical therapy theory and practice that combines comprehensive knowledge of the structure of the upper limb with function and activity. Using specialized.. read more →

5 Tips for Staying Healthy this Running Season The weather is warming up and you may want to start doing some running to help keep yourself in shape. Running is a great way to relieve stress, increase energy, and burn calories. Here are some tips that you may find useful. Join a running group Running.. read more →