Category: – Neck and Shoulders

Category: – Neck and Shoulders

Inflammation and Diet
Image February 25, 2017 - Arms and Hands,- Back and Pelvis,- Legs and Feet,- Neck and Shoulders,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Friday, March 10, 2017(*Click on the many links provided in this article to take you to evidence-based videos to learn more about the role of diet in inflammation, and to examine the supporting evidence.) The Role Of Diet in Inflammation Inflammation is the root cause of many of the conditions that I treat
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Understanding Frozen Shoulder
Image July 1, 2013 - Neck and Shoulders,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Frozen shoulder, known medically as adhesive capsulitis, causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. Over time, the shoulder becomes progressively harder to move. Statistically frozen shoulder occurs in about 2% of the overall population; most commonly affecting people between the ages of 40 and 60 with women more
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Frozen Shoulder Exercises
Image July 1, 2013 - Neck and Shoulders,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis) is a stubborn condition that creates pain and limits movement of the shoulder joint. To understand this condition click on the following link: Frozen Shoulder. The following exercises are effective for self-treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Before beginning an exercise/stretching regime
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Treating Neck Pain With The McKenzie Method
Image January 13, 2013 - Neck and Shoulders,Injury Prevention,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  The McKenzie Method was developed in the 1960’s by Robin McKenzie, a physical therapist in New Zealand. While much time has passed since then, his exercises still form the cornerstone of treatment for both neck and back pain. What follows are his core exercises for treating neck pain.His book,
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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Image February 8, 2012 - Arms and Hands,- Neck and Shoulders,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Do you experience tingling or pain in your arm or hand? It is possible that the culprit may be Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). This condition is caused by compression of nerves or blood vessels (or both) through the area between the base of the neck and the armpit (the
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Preventing Repetitive Strain Injury
Image February 6, 2012 - Arms and Hands,- Neck and Shoulders,Injury Prevention,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 TWENTY- TWO WAYS TO PREVENT REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY Overuse of any area of the body can lead to a repetitive strain injury (RSI), also known as cumulative trauma. One way of looking at this is that the body area is being used so much that the body has trouble
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Computer Workstation Ergonomics
Image February 6, 2012 - Arms and Hands,- Back and Pelvis,- Neck and Shoulders,Injury Prevention,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Ergonomics is the field of study that attempts to minimize the negative impact of work on our bodies. While ergonomics primarily looks at the work environment, the principles may be applied to anything that we do, from the physical set-up of our home computer to the shape of your
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Tingling in the Arms and Hands
Image February 6, 2012 - Arms and Hands,- Neck and Shoulders,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  That Pins-and-Needles Feeling! A common complaint in this modern computer age is tingling in one’s fingers, hands or forearms. It is not uncommon for people to experience this feeling, particularly as the aging process begins to affect the body and circulation becomes impaired. Is tingling something to be taken
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Neck and Shoulder Tension
Image February 5, 2012 - Neck and Shoulders,Healthy Lifestyle,Managing Common Conditions,Massage Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 The Art of Letting Go One of the most common complaints I hear as a massage therapist is concerning neck and shoulder tension. We are all actually hardwired to store tension in this area of the body. If you look at anyone surprised by a loud noise or any
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Neck Pain
Image February 4, 2012 - Neck and Shoulders,Injury Prevention,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017Pain in the Neck! If you’ve ever experienced severe neck pain, you know exactly why this term came into popular use. If you’ve only experienced generalized pain, count yourself lucky. Once the body senses misalignment in neck vertebrae, it tells muscles in the area to tighten up. The body’s intent
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