Have you ever experienced shoulder pain and you haven't got a clue where it came from or how to get rid of it for good?
We consistently have a large number people in our town of St. Petersburg calling into our office and setting up appointments to get solutions for their shoulder pain.
We wanted to write this blog with the purpose of answering that question, offering expert advice, and giving helpful tips to enable you to live an active, pain-free life.
Every week, we talk with people on the phone and see wonderful people in our office who are dealing with some type of radiating pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, and elbow pain. Some common complaints consist of aching, sharp, and pinching. Other complaints that we hear are "tingling", "numbness", and "radiating." This is often described by those who have desk jobs are who have had a recent change in work or activity.
All in all - most people aren't sure how this started and they...
You seldom meet anyone who's never dealt with some sort of injury or pain. Likewise, you rarely meet anyone who has not heard of or had a cortisone (steroid) injection. That is because cortisone injections are one of the most mainstream and most common first line treatment options. It's the standard of care in traditional and conventional medicine. When NSAID's, ice, or rest doesn't work, cortisone is often the next recommendation. And in many cases, it's often presented as your last option...
Did you know you there are more than 70 joints in this area we call the thoracic spine?
Yes, there are 12 vertebrae in your thoracic spine, but each single vertebrae has multiple joints associated with it.
There are joints from thoracic vertebrae to thoracic vertebrae and also joints from rib to vertebrae.
That means many areas for motion to come from, but that also means a lot places for stiffness. Stiffness and limitations in ranges of motion are the more common problem that people face...
Let's Talk About Posture!!
We're willing to bet that you don't think about posture every time you set up to the ball and swing the club! Of course not... why would you?
But, posture is one important component of the golf swing and the posture you play with could be hurting your game or helping your game!
"Posture - the position someone holds their body when standing or sitting."
Posture is one of the most important things in the golf swing! Golf is a game of posture and you...