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Aug 2019

Rotator Cuff Injuries Treatment

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Rotator cuff consists of four specific muscles: the supraspinatus (most commonly injured rotator cuff muscle), infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis muscles. These muscle are used to either laterally (outer) rotation or medially (inner) rotation of the shoulder. The rotator cuff muscles also help to stabilize the shoulder joint as well. Rotator cuff injuries are common injuries to the shoulder as these muscles are often used to do many tasks whether cleaning, playing sports, jobs that involve the hands/arms such as painters, carpenters, drywallers, plumbers and floor installers. Causes of rotator cuff injuries Overuse, impingement (rub against) and normal aging may lead to painful tearing of the rotator cuff tendons Rotator cuff tears can be classified as partial or full tears (most common are partial tears) Supraspinatus is the most frequently injured rotator cuff muscle These groups of muscles and tendons surround the shoulder joint helping to keep the bones in…

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Massage therapy is known to be an effective and popular healthcare option to reduce stress and anxiety caused by many different factors. Massage therapy is used to manipulate the body tissues like the muscles, tendons, connective tissues, and ligaments that promote blood flow and improves flexibility. It’s used for relaxation purposes but can also be used to treat and rehabilitate injuries. When blood flow is improved, your overall health is also improved by providing the needed oxygen to all vital…

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There are many people who have never taken advantage of the benefits of massage therapy. For those of us who have enjoyed the experience of massage therapy, know it can be a release and an extremely relaxing way to unwind. Oftentimes people do not understand just how deep the benefits of massage therapy really go. The physiotherapy aspect behind massage therapy can in fact provide many more benefits than the average person realizes. Massage therapy is the manual physical treatment…

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Any good comprehensive health insurance plan will have a certain yearly amount allotted for special services. This amount varies from provider to provider and not all plans cover massage therapy. What is massage therapy? Massage therapy is an essential treatment used to promote relaxation, healing and relieve body tension. By applying pressure, movement and vibration to the ailing part (or parts) of the body, this therapy can improve circulation, develop better muscle function, relieve pain and promote overall good health.…

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The benefits of massage are becoming increasingly apparent for many people with Parkinson’s disease. Previously found only in exotic spas and top tier health clubs, massage is now available in many different settings, including physiotherapy clinics and even your local clinics. Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease is a central nervous system (CNS) disorder that inhibits the production or transmission of dopamine. It affects your voluntary motor skills, causing muscle stiffness and rigidity, as well as fatigue and poor balance.…

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