Blog Posts - Rotator-cuff



5 Easy Rotator Cuff Exercises

I recently wrote a post about 3 exercises to help keep your shoulders healthy.  But, for those of you who already have shoulder pain here's the link to a great article on how to rehab your shoulders.  5 simple exercises you can do at home t...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Feb 20, 2016

Can I Be Fired For Reporting A Workers Compensation Injury?

If an employer fires you or threatens to fire you for reporting a work injury they are in violation of Minnesota Statute 176.82; "Any person discharging or threatening to discharge an employee for seeking workers' compensation benefits or in any...

I Hurt My Shoulder At Work. My Employer Won't Report My Injury What Should I Do?

It's not uncommon for our office to receive a call from an individual who has been performing repetitive over head work for days, weeks, or even years and has started to complain of shoulder pain. Though this symptom can be a sign of a cervical disc...

Can you demand money back from Manny Pacquiao?

The lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao was filed Tuesday in federal court in Las Vegas was on behalf of two plaintiffs, identified by name as Staphane Vanel and Kami Rahbaran. They lawsuit is arguing that money should be returned to […]...
by Been Bitten Food Blog on May 6, 2015

Giving Shoulder Impingement Up for Lent

The post Giving Shoulder Impingement Up for Lent appeared first on Geaux to Physical Therapy℠. © Monique Serpas PT, DPT, OCS. All Rights Reserved. The denial is over and the hangover is real. The overindulgences of Mardi Gras can be felt for mos...
by Geaux to Physical Therapy on Feb 22, 2015

Top 5 Sports Injuries [Infographic]

You can't play if you're injured.  Here are the top 5 sports injuries to avoid:Mark Dilworth, BA, PES...
by Sports Fitness Hut Blog on Jan 27, 2015

Shoulder Pain : Rotator Cuff Tears : Treatment

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00378 A rotator cuff tear may result from an acute injury such as a fall or may be caused by chronic wear and tear with degeneration of the tendon. Impingement of the front of the scapula, the acromion, on t...
by Ortho Helpdesk on Jun 14, 2014

The Unexpected Twists and Turns of Life

Since my last post several weeks ago, Zen in the Garden, a lot has changed. I tore the Rotator Cuff in my right shoulder (my dominant arm) and was left pretty incapacitated for several days along with severe inflammation and pain. I have a fairly hig...

The Unexpected Twists and Turns of Life

Since my last post several weeks ago, Zen in the Garden, a lot has changed. I tore the Rotator Cuff in my right shoulder (my dominant arm) and was left pretty incapacitated for several days along with severe inflammation and pain. I have a fairly hig...

You Just Suffered A Work Related Rotator Cuff Injury. What Should You Do Now?

There are many different types of shoulder injuries but as with all injuries, you need to report your injury to your supervisor or manager immediately.  Then seek medical attention and PLEASE for your sake tell everyone you see at the hospital o...

2013: The Year in Injuries

If you were breathlessly awaiting the answers to my Grooveshark queue trivia, here they are: 1. Gone – Kanye West 2. Love Game – Eminem 3. Back in Time – Pitbull 4. Can I Kick It? – A Tribe Called Quest … Continue readi...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 17, 2013

Rotator Cuff Tears and Frozen Shoulder

The “50-year-old shoulder” In Chinese and Japanese, the “50 Shoulder”, or sometimes also called the “40 shoulder” refers to pain and stiffness of the shoulder occurring without any apparent cause. It is not confine...

Cortisone Injection or Physical Therapy?

It was recently suggested that I provide another blog on cortisone injections.  I wrote one of my earlier blogs to address the topic of cortisone injections because of the number of questions I get about them from my patients.  I answered questio...
by Geaux to Physical Therapy on Feb 5, 2013

Is it better to repair or replace a broken hip?

My father-in-law is just going into surgery for a broken hip. We won’t know until he comes out if they can repair it or if it has to be replaced. Isn’t it better to save the natural bone if possible? How do they decide these things? Many...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Nov 27, 2012

The Karagöz puppets help me to learn the “easy button” for Turkish-American dinnertime

As you may recall, these days, I can only type with my right hand due to a rotator cuff injury in my left shoulder. That means no food prep that involves chopping, for one…and tonight, well, I just wanted to … Continue reading →...
by Slowly by slowly on Nov 5, 2012

Anatomy of the Rotator Cuff

  An injury to the rotator cuff can be very painful, not to mention make simple tasks like putting on a shirt or picking up a gallon of milk very difficult.  When I see a patient who has a torn rotator cuff, rotator cuff tendinitis, or rotator...
by Geaux to Physical Therapy on Jun 11, 2012

Moaning and groaning … oh yeah, about that shoulder!

Moaning and groaning … oh yeah, about that shoulder! Oy … so here’s the story.  Back in December my shoulder started hurting after boxing.  I didn’t think too much of it and let it slide for a while. By February I noted seri...
by Girlboxing on Jun 1, 2012

Missing the gym …

Missing the gym … Okay, I promise this won’t be a “boo hoo” post or anything, but I’ve got to tell you having a boxing related injury plain s-u-c-k-s!  I mean really, I can’t even put a jacket on these days withou...
by Girlboxing on Apr 28, 2012

Missing the gym …

Missing the gym … Okay, I promise this won’t be a “boo hoo” post or anything, but I’ve got to tell you having a boxing related injury plain s-u-c-k-s!  I mean really, I can’t even put a jacket on these days withou...
by Girlboxing on Apr 28, 2012

Rotator Cuff Exercises For Life

It is easy to see why the rotator cuff exercises are useful for the injured, but what about sound? Why should you use your muscles on a regular basis, even if you are in good condition and undamaged? Mobility Stretching and use all our muscles is u...


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