Chronic shoulder pain has a common finding for every shoulder problem, a shoulder dyskinesia. Your arm does not track normally with the shoulder blade. Diagnostic ultrasound is a quick way to see if your rotator cuff is torn or injured. Stretches can sometimes cause more strain but here are a few exercises that will help improve your shoulder motion.
Back pain that is related to the hip, side of the hip and even down the leg can come from a sacroiliac or SI joint. Knee and thigh pain and tension are associated with SI joint injuries or dysfunctions. Calf pain and tension is common as well. This post shares exercises you can do and treatments available to solve this chronic problem, including dry needling.
Back pain that is acute or from a recent injury has a very high success rate when treated early. Here are things that you can do to understand your back pain and treatments that will help. Dry needling is also a great way to reduce muscle pain and tension in the back.
The most common ankle sprain is an inversion ankle sprain. This is where you roll your ankle inward. Swelling can be significant and ligament tears as well as joint injuries, even fractures can occur. Thankfully most ankle injuries are a joint sprain to the lateral malleolus or distal tibio-fibular joint. Cornerstone shows you how to assess your injured ankle and things you can do to treat an ankle sprain.
Headache pain can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Sometimes the headache pain is not the underlying cause and there is something else that is creating the events that lead to headache pain. Your eyes, neck and shoulders all need to be assessed as well as nutritional and medical sources of headache pain. This is only a small part of headache pain but it can get you started on self treatment and what tests you can try.
There are a few tips or signs to look for when assessing a chronic shoulder problem. This post looks at what testing should be done to quickly diagnose shoulder pain. The take home at the end, don't exercise a scapulo-humeral dyskinesia. Correct the dyskinesia or mechanics so that you can exercise.