Rotator Cuff Stuff

Pain in the Shoulder. Rotator cuff injuries are very common, very uncomfortable, and most often, pretty annoying! The old saying: “You don’t know what you have until you lose it” can be better applied to your body in that “You don’t know how it can move until you can’t move it!” It is surprising how these […]

Treating Trigger Points

Understanding the Terminology… If you have ever been to a Chiropractor or a Physiotherapist, you have probably heard the term “Trigger Point”. Trigger Points (TP’s) are extremely common, and are likely to affect everyone at some stage in their life. Latent TrP’s cause stiffness and decreased range of motion, while Active TP’s have the added bonus […]

What the Whiplash?!

Whiplash is medically known as Cervical Acceleration-Deceleration syndrome. As implied, the injury is caused by sudden, violent acceleration and deceleration of the neck. Depending on the direction of impact, your neck is rapidly flung forward, then backward; or from side to side in a lightning-quick motion, placing extreme stress on the joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and […]

Overcoming Plantar Fasciitis

It is hard to get around using your feet…since they are exactly what you use to get around! This is what makes painful feet so difficult to live with! Pain caused by plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and can range from mild discomfort to severe, irritating, stabbing pain with every […]