The COVID-19 pandemic is at the forefront of our minds. Given our current circumstances it is not uncommon to feel a lack of control. Know that you are not alone and that stress and anxiety during these unprecedented times are both completely normal responses. Try to focus your energy on what you can control and let go of the things you cannot. Here are some simple tips
To continue with our recent blogs related to cervicogenic/posture related headaches, I am going to discuss briefly why stretching the pectoralis minor muscle can give you major bang for your buck! When you hear the words “rounded shoulders”, the pec, a tiny but mighty muscle, may be involved, and more often than not, in a tight/locked position.
SPRING! Already the streets are full of runners, cyclists and folks walking their dogs. Here at CC’s tendonitis season has hit early as well, and we are already seeing runners going down for injuries that may be preventable. Aside from varying your training routine, you also need to take a look at WHERE you are running.
We’ve been talking neck pain lately and deep neck flexor (DNF) strength plays a key role in stability throughout the cervical spine and studies have shown that those with neck pain often have impaired strength and motor control of these structures. Findings also include decreased range of motion…….
Concussions are a serious form of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body causing the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. As part of the treatment team, physical therapists can treat symptoms including neck pain, dizziness, headache, and impaired balance or coordination. Learn more in the full blog.concuc
Upper crossed syndrome–it is a state of chronic tightness of certain muscle group and is commonly seen in patients that work desk jobs/in front of a computer screen for many hours. If you are wondering, hmmm, does that picture above look like me?? Or if you have any history of or current neck pain, upper back pain/stiffness, jaw pain, or headache………..
January surprised me in the clinic as I saw an overwhelming amount of knee pain in patient’s that were exercising. To be clear – you should NEVER have knee pain with squats or lunges. In all these patients’ situation, FORM was the common denominator causing their pain……..
Cervicogenic, sounds fancy doesn’t it? As fancy as the name sounds, the reality of a cervicogenic is anything but desirable. Cervicogenic headaches are common, accounting for roughly 15-20% of headaches. Fortunately, they respond well to therapy interventions. Pain that is localized in the neck and base of skull……..
Rotator cuff, its a term commonly heard, but not often understood. So what exactly is the rotator cuff?……
By Jenny Johnson- CC's Staff Keeping Those New Years Resolutions “I’m going to eat healthy this year.” “My goal is to lose weight this year.” “I’m going to train for a half marathon this year.” “I’m going to stop smoking this year.” Any of this sound familiar? Of...