Shoveling Snow Shouldn’t Be A Pain In The Back!

Shoveling snow is not inherently dangerous.  It’s not the activity that breaks down your body — its the activity you were not prepared for that causes injury! The #1 thing you can do to prevent back, shoulder and neck injuries when clearing snow is to train your body to bend, lift, push and carry heavy Read More

3 At-Home Exercises for Shoulder Injury Prevention

Rest = Rust Research is showing us that the #1 way to keep your joints healthy is to move them through a full range of motion on a regular basis.  Movement is key to reducing muscle atrophy, maintaining flexibility and even helps keep the cartilage in your joints hydrated and healthy! Most of our daily activities require Read More

Wait a Minute! Chiropractors Can Adjust Shoulders?

Many people do not know that sports chiropractors can adjust shoulders, hips, ankles, wrists and other painful joints. In this week’s video, I show a common chiropractic treatment approach for shoulder pain including making sure the joints of the neck, upper back and shoulder are moving well.  Chiropractic adjustments are one of the safest medical treatment Read More

Help! What is Causing My Shoulder Pain?

Pain is scary.  Especially if you do not know what is wrong.   In this week’s video, I describe the symptoms of the most common shoulder conditions that I see in my office — including impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tears and AC joint arthritis.  Learning about the cardinal symptoms and how these conditions occur is the first Read More

Are My Shoulders Healthy? Try this at-home test to find out!

70% of Americans will suffer from shoulder pain at some time in their life.  Just because it’s a common problem — doesn’t mean you have to live with it! This week’s video is all about the anatomy of the shoulder and how a healthy shoulder joint requires balanced movement between three different joints.  If one Read More

Ugh, my shoulder hurts! Is it my rotator cuff?

By: Erin E. Ducat DC, CSCS, CCSP The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in your body.  It’s a shallow ball and socket joint surrounded by a network tough muscles that are constantly at tension to keep it intact.  Because those muscles are constantly contracting and the area is used in almost every Read More