Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a type of injury called a peripheral nerve entrapment. What this means is that it is a condition in which the median nerve gets compressed and irritated as it passes through a structure called the carpal tunnel, located on the palm side […]

4 Exercises for Rotator Cuff Strength

HOW TO STRENGTHEN YOUR ROTATOR CUFF Last week we discussed shoulder impingement, now called Subacromial Pain Syndrome, and how the key to treating this condition lies with strengthening the rotator cuff muscles and the muscles that control the shoulder blade. This week, we will go over the rotator cuff anatomy, and provide you with 4 […]

The Truth About Shoulder Impingement

SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT ¬† ¬† ¬†Shoulder impingement (Subacromial Impingement Syndrome) is a condition of the shoulder that results in pain felt at the front of the shoulder, under a bone called the acromion process, that is often worse with repetitive or frequent overhead activity. Shoulder “impingement” was first introduced in the 1970’s by an orthopedic surgeon […]