By Dr. Kim Adie | Our pets are valued members of our families. However, some people are surprised to learn our furry friends can also suffer from problems related to spinal dysfunction. When these problems occur, they cause pain and stiffness that can affect their daily activities, competitive sports, work and play. Just as many of [...]
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome can create tingling and numbness in the arm and hand, usually in the pinky and half of the ring finger. It is commonly caused by compression of a nerve bundle located in the neck and shoulder region. These exercises help to open up the thoracic outlet and can get you feeling better [...]
After a biceps tendinopathy injury, proper rehabilitation involves strengthening the muscle as well as tendon. These exercises are meant to do exactly that. Do these if they have been prescribed by your chiropractor for your shoulder problem. If you have any questions, please contact our clinic.
The shoulder complex is made up of the humerus (arm bone), the scapula (shoulder blade) and the clavicle (collarbone). Various muscles operate and pull to move your shoulder. If you have previously suffered a shoulder injury, regular shoulder stretching can help to maintain the integrity of your shoulder joint. Your body was made to move. [...]
Your scapula (shoulder blade) should sit properly on your rib cage. Following an acute or chronic injury, the muscular control of your shoulder blade can get thrown “out-of-whack”. These exercises will help to reprogram the muscles that move your scapula to regain control. This will help your shoulder joint to function better and can help [...]
An injury to your rotator cuff is never a fun time. Pain, dysfunction, disability and lack of movement in your shoulder are commonly what you will be experiencing. The first step towards recovery is the education and treatment that you will receive from your chiropractor. Manual therapy is needed to get the shoulder joint working [...]
Text neck is becoming all too common with the use of our modern mobile devices. Upper back and neck pain can be a nuisance and these exercises are designed to help you live your life healthier and with less discomfort. Try these if they have been given to you by your chiropractor. Call us at [...]
After you have mastered the TA Activation set of exercises, these ones will challenge your core muscles even more. You are on the road to recovery if you have moved onto these. Congratulations! Always wait for instruction from your chiropractor before beginning these exercises. Contact us at (519)-442-7100 for any questions.
The Transverse Abdominis (TA) is the deepest layer of your abdominal muscles. It is involved in providing stability to your core musculature and if working correctly, it can help to protect your low back from injury. Try these activation exercises to start training this muscles how to work correctly. Only perform them if your chiropractor [...]