What Causes Pain Between Shoulder Blades?

woman with Pain Between Shoulder Blade

Pain between shoulder blades can feel like an unwelcome guest that overstays its welcome, turning every movement into a reminder of its presence. Whether it creeps up on you during a long day at the desk or announces itself with a sharp jolt after a workout, this type of discomfort is incredibly frustrating. Many of…

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Preventing Back Injuries During Holiday Decorating: Tips and Techniques

Preventing Back Injuries while decorating christmas tree

The holidays are upon us, bringing joy, festivities, and, yes, the annual tradition of holiday decorating. But amidst the twinkling lights and festive ornaments, there’s a less talked about aspect of the season – the risk of back injuries. As a physical therapist, I’ve seen how common it is for people to experience back pain…

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3 Back-Saving Tips for Raking Leaves Safely

wheelbarrow full after raking leaves

As the vibrant hues of fall foliage grace our yards, raking leaves becomes a common item on our to-do lists. But did you know that raking leaves can lead to unwanted back pain if not done correctly? I’ve encountered numerous cases at our clinics where improper techniques have led to strains and discomfort. That’s why…

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Can My Lower Back Pain Be Cured?

Can My Lower Back Pain Be Cured?

Have you had lower back pain for a long time? Are you worried that it’s never going to go away? We know that dealing with chronic daily back pain is lonely, but it might help you see that you’re not alone. One of the most common ailments that affect people in America and worldwide is…

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The Dangers Of Poor Posture

Correct spine posture, bad walking position

How important is good posture? How dangerous is poor posture? The answers may well surprise you. Let’s take a look together.  How do you feel your posture is?  Normal? In need of improvement?  Good? Bad?  Not 100% sure? Unless you pay close attention to your posture all day, or have the structure of a world-class…

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What Is Spinal Stenosis, And How Can I Get Relief?

stretch your back to prevent stenosis

Do you or someone you love have stenosis of the spine? If you’re not 100% sure what stenosis of the spine is at this point, it is when the space between the spine begins to narrow – for one of a multitude of different reasons that we’ll come to later. This narrowing can lead to…

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How Can I Relieve My Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain in men

Have you got shoulder pain that is affecting your quality of life? Are you desperate for some relief from the pain and discomfort? Experiencing shoulder pain is quite common among men and women, especially in older adults. But no two cases of shoulder pain are the same. So to treat your case effectively and relieve…

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Does Physical Therapy Help Arthritis Of The Spine?

Does Physical Therapy Help Arthritis Of The Spine? - Depositphotos 395596894 L

Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with “spinal arthritis”? Arthritis is a chronic medical condition that generally occurs in people over 50 years of age. It is frequently linked to obesity, leads to wear and tear of the spinal discs, and can be a catalyst to trips, falls, immobility, sickness, and injury. But…

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FAQs About Back Pain Answered

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Are you suffering from lower back pain? Experiencing the utter grind of trying to get through the day, while back pain lurks in the ever-present background? You are not alone. You are not a freak of nature. Back pain is common and can be treated successfully. According to research, nearly 80% of adults have suffered,…

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Can A Pinched Sciatic Nerve Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Can A Pinched Sciatic Nerve Cause Erectile Dysfunction? - Depositphotos 33714485 l 2015

If you’ve enjoyed a healthy sex life up until this point, but you or your partner suddenly have erectile dysfunction, a pinched sciatic nerve could well be the culprit. Luckily though, the chances are (if it is related to the sciatic nerve) you can breathe a big sigh of relief. It isn’t forever because Physical…

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