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Non-Operative Rehabilitation Of Rotator Cuff Injuries

What is the Rotator Cuff and why is it important?: Your shoulder is made up of three bones. The upper arm bone (humerus), the shoulder blade (scapula), and the collarbone (clavicle), collectively all form the shoulder joint. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint: The ball, or head, of your upper arm bone fits into a shallow [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00February 7th, 2014|Orthopedic Disorders and Treatment, Shoulder|Comments Off on Non-Operative Rehabilitation Of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Guidelines For Inflammation Control

   Avoid Exacerbating Activities.  Let Pain Be Your Guide Talk to your therapist about activities, movements, or positions to avoid with your condition. Ice 3-5x Per Day for 15-20 minutes We recommend crushed ice. A bag of frozen peas or corn works great and can be re-used. Use caution with Gel Packs.  If you decide [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00January 22nd, 2014|General|Comments Off on Guidelines For Inflammation Control

Nutrition in Rehabilitation

When a group of cells are damaged with surgery, injury or repetitive stress, proper nutrition has a profound effect on the speed of their recovery. Every cell in the human body requires proper nutrition to grow, divide and function properly. Our bodies are constantly replacing our cells as we live our lives. It is estimated [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00December 6th, 2013|General|Comments Off on Nutrition in Rehabilitation

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of disability in the USA. It is estimated that 1 out of 3 adults will suffer from arthritis. By definition osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD) is a progressive disorder involving inflammation and degradation of the articular or hyaline cartilage on the ends of bones in [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00December 6th, 2013|General, Knee, Orthopedic Disorders and Treatment|Comments Off on Osteoarthritis of the Knee