Strength and Stability

Treatment For Dorsal Scapular Nerve Entrapment

When the cause of a patient’s pain is due to entrapment of the dorsal scapular nerve (DSN), determining where it’s getting trapped will help guide treatment and in giving the proper home exercises. 

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Easy & Effective: Brugger’s Postural Relief Exercise

When looking at the body, each muscle group has a primary role it plays in maintaining proper function and movement. Although there is some overlap, generally these muscles can be categorized into 2 groups – postural and dynamic.

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Mid-Back Mobility Matters

Having adequate mobility through the mid-back, also known as the thoracic spine, is important in preventing pain and dysfunction. The thoracic spine consists of 12 vertebrae that starts at the base of the neck and runs down to the low back. 

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Abdominal Bracing

Without the strength of the muscles around it, the lumbar spine can only support about 20 pounds. So obviously the muscles that assist in spine stability must always be working. What happens when the demand on our lumbar spine increases? How do we get the most out of our muscles when performing activities that require core stability especially when there is increased weight involved? 

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2 Great Stretches For Desk Workers

Constantly thinking about good posture can be a tough task to manage when sitting at a desk or working from home with an unfamiliar workspace. Especially towards the end of the day when you’re just trying to power through and probably thinking more about what you’re going to do when you get off. 

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Conservative Treatment for Jaw Pain

Temporomandibular Dysfunction, also called TMD, can be a very painful condition. Symptoms can include jaw clicking, pain, stiffness or difficulty opening the jaw. In rare case, structural issues of the Tempomandibular Joint (TMJ) are to blame.  

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