Five Exercises to Improve Joint Health

2019-09-30T09:36:23-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Knee, Shoulder|

The importance of joint health cannot be emphasized enough, as joints, or the regions of the body where two bones meet, are vital to our overall health and basic functioning on a day-to-day basis. While our joints are rather strong and can withstand varying levels of impact, they are also quite complex, containing layers of cartilage, tissue, [...]

What is a Distal Biceps Rupture and How is it Fixed?

2019-10-25T09:43:21-04:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Shoulder, Sports|

You just felt a pop in your elbow and noticed that your biceps looks deformed. Now what? The tendon that may have ruptured at your elbow is called the distal bicep tendon. It connects to a segment of the radius bone called the radial tuberosity, which is near the elbow joint. A distal bicep rupture happens [...]

5 Rotator Cuff Exercises to Prevent Injuries

2019-07-31T15:42:53-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Shoulder|

Injuries involving the rotator cuff muscles are common with many overhead athletes. Whether you are an avid baseball player, tennis player, swimmer, volleyball player, or basketball player, chances are that you have used, and at times over-used, your rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a cluster of four muscles assisting with stabilization, strength, and range of [...]

Why You May Need Shoulder Reconstruction Surgery

2019-09-30T14:59:27-04:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Shoulder|

Overuse or sport-related injuries to the shoulder can have devastating effects on your personal life if left untreated, causing pain and hindering your ability to complete daily tasks. While shoulder pain can be expected from time to time, it is important to have a doctor assess you if the pain persists or worsens. To help you decide [...]