Shoulder Pain

Hand Pain: A Case Study

February 12, 2013

Xela (Quetzaltenango), Guatemala has many Spanish language schools and has a reputation in the country as the place you go if you are serious about learning Spanish.  The cost of study is quite surprising: U$60 for one week of intensive one on one Spanish classes (4 hours/day, 5 days/week, 20 hours total).  A home stay […]

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Video: Chest/Pectoral Stretch for the Office

November 18, 2009

Here is another stretch for your chest pectoral muscles. It is a yoga stretch than can easily be done at the work place. Perfect for those moments when you are stressed out at work and don’t have time for a break. Guidelines for performing the stretches: Check with a health care professional before you attempt […]

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Video: Chest/Pectoral Stretch for Neck & Shoulder Pain

November 17, 2009

Tightness in the pectoral muscles is an important factor in neck pain or shoulder/upper back pain.  Shortness in the pectoral  muscles pull the shoulder blades forward and cause the upper back muscles to stay in a stretched, weakened position resulting in neck and shoulder pain.  This often happens because of poor postural habits, but more […]

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Video: Shoulder Exercises for Improving Posture & Decreasing Chronic Pain

October 15, 2009

Here is a video for some exercises for improving shoulder posture. It is definitely worth a try for people who haven’t had much luck with the traditional stretching exercises. Traditionally, to correct posture, we focus on increasing the length of shortened muscles or increasing the strength of weak muscles in an attempt to bring the […]

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Improve Your Shoulder Posture by Changing Your Workout

July 11, 2009

One of the most important and long lasting ways to get rid of neck and shoulder pain is to change your posture.  I am sure that you have all heard it from your massage therapist, but, how can you change your posture after it’s been that way for decades?  The body has already been trained […]

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"My Shoulders Hurt When I Jog"

June 29, 2009

We expect pain and discomfort in just about every muscle from the waist down when it comes to jogging, but why would we get a pain in the shoulder? First of all many of us have some sort of postural imbalance where the shoulders aren’t lined up well.  Also, there is muscle tension and stress […]

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