Can diagnostic ultrasound replace the MRI for assessment of the rotator cuff? Here is a research based article on the comparison of diagnostic ultrasound and MRI. Diagnostic ultrasound for assessing shoulder inflammation, swelling and even tears to the shoulder tendons, including the rotator cuff, is fast and accurate.
This video is about the process in picking the right pillow for you. For side sleeping remember to 'fill the holes' and keep the spine straight with enough support. If you have tried 2 or 3 pillows and your neck pain or headache pain continues then the problem is not your pillow but your neck.
Difficulty with grocery stores or driving? You may have a convergence insufficiency and a lack of smooth pursuit or eye tracking of objects as they move away or towards you. This exercise helps improve your ability to improve your eye coordination.
If you spend a lot of time in front of a computer, have a profession that is bent over, such as a dental assistant, physical therapist and surgeon, you can feel bent over, tight and tense. Master Trainer Jerod Langness shares his best stretches for poor posture and a tight back.
Here are a series of exercises that replace the Brock String for convergence insufficiency. They are easy and quick to do.
When recovering from a shoulder injury there can be continued inflammation around the rotator cuff. Improving your posture and working in gaining better shoulder motion without pain is our goal.
This post is to complement a therapy program. Abnormal shoulder mechanics are the common finding with each shoulder problem. As you are treated through joint manipulation to restore joint mobility, dry needling and soft tissue manipulation to reduce muscle pain and knots, these exercises are part of your home program.
The process of evaluating and treating shoulder pain starts with screening the shoulder through a detailed clinical examination. Diagnostic ultrasound may be used to see inside the shoulder to assess the rotator cuff, tendons and joint. Restoring joint mobility, getting rid of muscle pain and knots, returning shoulder motion to pain free and normal mobility, and finally returning to life.
Aidyn shares his story as well as his testing to help explain how our eyes can cause dizziness. Eye muscle fatigue, pain, and poor coordination can have different causes, including jaw issues and a neck problem. Aidyn had blurred vision with continued reading that caused dizziness. He felt like he was moving. Convergence testing showed limited convergence and eye drift outward of both eyes.
Getting a better nights sleep can have a positive effect on our health. Here are 5 things you should start and 3 things you need to avoid.