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Why does my arm go numb when I reach overhead? Thoracic outlet syndrome considerations.

Date: April 30, 2019 Author: James Categories: Latest

As you would probably intuitively guess, many sports have typical patterns of injury. For example, distance runners commonly complain of plantar fascia, achilles tendon and hamstring strains, while basketball players tend toward patellar tendinopathy (jumpers knee) and lateral ankle sprains.   For athletes in...

It hurts to raise my arms overhead! Military posture dysfunction.

Date: April 4, 2017 Author: James Categories: Latest

Often I see clients who have difficulty reaching overhead or who have shoulder or upper back pain. In many if not most of these clients  I see a forward flexed upper back , a sort of “upper back slump” that looks kind of sloppy, stressful and certainly prevents achieving full overhead shoulder position. Try...


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