Orthopedic rehabilitation

Yoga with Laura Gries at Awakenings!

After a car accident left Laura paralyzed from the neck down, she had to start all over again. She never regained her collegiate level athleticism, but with years and years of rigorous rehab, exercise, and self-help, she has re-emerged. Laura opened a non-profit fitness and wellness clinic in 2004 specifically for neurological disorders and paralysis. It treated people at a

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Static Posture Linked To Pain

“Trapezius muscle activity variation during computer work performed by individuals with and without neck-shoulder pain.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Research published on July 25, 2019 found that individuals with neck and shoulder pain exhibited longer uninterrupted periods of muscle activation compared to their non-symptomatic counterparts. This suggests that static posture and not poor posture may be the greater concern and contributor to pain. The research

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Risk Factors for Shoulder Stiffness

“Shoulder stiffness (SS) is a condition of restricted glenohumeral range of motion (ROM), which can arise spontaneously (primary or idiopathic SS, also known as “frozen shoulder”) or as consequence of a known cause, including surgical procedures on the shoulder (secondary and postoperative SS). Numerous risk factors have been described, both for primary and postoperative SS. Recent research suggests that numerous

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It’s Time For East to Meet West in Sports Medicine

It is time for the current Sports Medicine model to incorporate a time tested medicine into the mix. A seamlessly integrated approach between traditional western and eastern medicines provides a synergistic approach, which provides a superior model for enhancing human performance, preventing injuries and rehabilitating from them as well. Here is an article I wrote: It’s Time For East

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