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Is Your Shoulder Pain Truly From A Shoulder Injury? By Biagio Mazza Today we're going to talk about referred pain and how you know if you have referred pain. The shoulder is a really interesting structure in the body. As nerves come out of the neck, they kind of cluster into the shoulder before they spread out into the rest of the arm. And it's just to get all the nerves down that provide sensation, provide muscle strength and power to arm musculature itself.But the problem is, is if I hav...
Posted on 2019-02-20
Top Three Causes of Shoulder Pain By Biagio Mazza Today we're going to talk about the top three causes for shoulder pain. There's a lot of power in knowing what is actually causing the problem.1. The first cause is shoulder impingement. That is kind of a catch all term for as the shoulder moves around it moves around way more than the stability can sometimes match with. So as you're moving up in the air if the structures of the shoulders get pinched that's referred to as impingement. He...
Posted on 2019-02-07
Three Tricks For Successful Recovery With Physical Therapy By Biagio Mazza Today's we are going to talk about sticking with your physical therapy exercises, whether they are from Elite Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy in Kansas City, MO. So this video is not for everybody. This is for people who have started physical therapy and have some sort of a home program. So the very predictable thing that happens is people will come in when they're in acute pain, let's say low back pain. S...
Posted on 2019-01-31
Fall Risk Awareness & Prevention: Single Leg Test By Biagio Mazza Are you looking for a self test that you can do to assess your ability to tell whether or not you're a fall risk? At Elite Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy we use a test referred to as a single leg stand to do just that. NOTE: Please be very safe when performing these tests. Many people cannot get into a single leg stand positions, and we totally get that. We encourage you to perform this test by somethi...
Posted on 2019-01-29
Fall Risk Awareness & Prevention: Sit-To-Stand Self Test By Biagio Mazza So, what are some easy self-tests that you can do to assess your fall risk? One of my favorites that we utilize at Elite Sports Medicine and Physical Therpay is a 30-second sit-to-stand test. Essentially what you're gonna do is your gonna find a chair. Be sure it has a sturdy base and will not move easily. You are not allowed to use the arms in this test. This test will require you to count your repetitions f...
Posted on 2019-01-28
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