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5 Tips to Prevent Shoulder Injuries

Did you know shoulder injuries are one of the most common injuries seen in an orthopedic practice? The shoulders have a wide range of motions, able to easily flow in and out of all planes of movement. This high mobility comes with a drawback though; it makes them much...

What you Need to Know About the Rotator Cuff

While you may have heard reference to the rotator cuff, the intricacies of this unique set of muscles aren’t necessarily something most people know offhand. So let’s look at some of the most important aspects of this special muscle group and how you can help keep...

Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder impingement, also known as subacromial impingement or swimmer’s shoulder, is caused when the tendons of the rotator cuff become trapped as they pass through the narrow bony channel known as the subacromial space. This little tunnel that sits just under the...

5 Best Hip Exercises for Runners

Whether you’re an avid runner or it’s just part of a workout routine you force yourself to do, running shouldn’t be the only exercise you’re doing. When you run, you’re generally working within a single plane of movement; flexion and extension. This can create...

How Muscle Imbalances Can Lead to Pain & Injury

A muscle imbalance is simply when one muscle or muscle group is stronger than another. For example, your right arm may be stronger than your left, or your biceps are stronger than your triceps. It’s typically not much of a problem; we’re rather asymmetrical beings in...