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Shoulder Pain

The 3 Best Exercises for Shoulder Health

Matthew Basso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

The shoulder joint is complicated, often not trained properly and essential to core strength and overall health. Here my go-to shoulder movements.

The Small But Often-Forgotten Protector: The Rotator Cuff

Michael Zazzali | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Zazzali

One of the things that amazes me most is how neglected this vital region of our body is exercised and understood. When I go to the gym rarely do I see someone training the all-important rotator cuff (RTC) group or its synergists -- the scapular rotator/stabilizer group.

Dr. Pat Consults: When to Call In a Physiatrist

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

A physiatrist is a physician who specializes in the practice of physical medicine and rehabilitation. These physicians are trained to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal and/or neurological conditions.

5 Ways To Banish Your Heavy Purse

Christina Anderson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Style
Christina Anderson

I've recently found myself massaging my right shoulder, and feeling it ache when I lay awake at night. I discovered the culprit: my overloaded, overstuffed, overused purse.

The Remedy for Frozen Shoulder That No One Talks About

Sara Calabro | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, isn't as official as it sounds. Frozen shoulder just refers to shoulder pain that leads to restricted range of motion. It is a catch-all diagnosis for shoulder pain and immobility for which the underlying cause is unknown.

Are You Practicing Yoga Or Yoga-Flavored Exercise?

New Harbinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

Those new to yoga may find it challenging to determine whether or not a class is rooted in the spirit and intention of authentic yoga practice, or if it's just another workout. Here are two questions to help you decide.

How to Prevent Nighttime Injury and Get More Restful Sleep

Abby Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Abby Sims

Avoid lying on your stomach. If you are a stomach sleeper, it is likely that you will eventually complain of some neck pain because your neck will be rotated to the end of its available range.

The Cold Shoulder of Healthcare

Sally Thorner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sally Thorner

"Wait, there's something on my lap." I was about to be discharged from the surgery center when I cautioned my nurse and friend to hold off standing me...

Pitcher's and Their Rotator Cuffs

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Randy Johnson on the San Francisco Giants can't throw for at least 3 weeks due to a tear in his rotator cuff. Putting the Big Unit on the DL drew attention to the importance of the rotator cuff.

Spinach Won't Help This Bicep

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

The next time you experience pain in your shoulder serving a tennis ball or throwing a baseball, keep in mind that it could be your biceps tendon.

Unplug And Recharge: The Trapeze Squeeze

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

"Unplug and Recharge" is a new Living series which aims to give you, our dear readers, a quick break from your day -- whether you have as much time as...