Monthly Archives: January 2014

Exercise of the Week: Mobility Series- Thoracic

This week’s activity to increase thoracic mobility is using a foam roller.  You can use a foam roller in a couple different ways in order to stretch and mobilize your thoracic spine. The first is positioning it perpendicularly to your … Continue reading

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Mirror Therapy

  “This is part of our on-going series of how neurological rehabilitation can help with one’s recovery” Mirror Therapy – what is this? Mirror therapy is a strategy used to help individuals improve the use of their affected hemiparetic limb … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Mobility Series- Thoracic

This week we are featuring the sidelying thoracic rotation self-mobilization.  This is the second thoracic mobility exercise in the series. To perform this exercise, lie on one side. For increased comfort, you can put a pillow under your head and/or … Continue reading

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Shoulder Pain and Impingement

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain. The symptoms can be pain with overhead activities, such as reaching, throwing, tennis serves, or putting clothes on. There may also be painful popping or clicking when you reach your … Continue reading

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Exercise and Move for Back Pain

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Fake Knee Surgery as Good as Real Procedure, Study Finds

Originally posted on Global Wellness:
Go Figure!  Researchers in Finland did a study, and the results are astounding. Here is a quote from the Wall Street Journal: “A fake surgical procedure is just as good as real surgery at reducing…

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Exercise of the Week: Mobility Series- Thoracic

Over the previous several weeks we have focused on exercises to improve your overall stability. For this next series, we will focus on exercises to help you increase your mobility.  Mobility is a critical component of movement, and complements stability … Continue reading

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