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Mobilise stiff rotation after wrist fracture and casting

Date: December 26, 2014 Author: James Categories: Latest

Dec 26, 2014 - Often after wrist fracture and the associated casting that can last 6 weeks or more a wrist will be restricted through range of motion. Flexion and extension (lifting the wrist up and bending it down) tend to receive the most attention after the cast comes off. But what about rotation? This movement,...

Compression for a swollen joint at home!

Date: November 30, 2014 Author: James Categories: Latest

  "Athletes get injuries". This has been my mantra for quite some time when a runner or a basketball player or a performance artist or ANYONE who is incurring musculoskeletal problems resulting from a physical activity pattern. It's a line meant to console, to say to the "victim of performance" sitting in front of...

Posture affects confidence?

Date: November 5, 2014 Author: James Categories: Latest

  How important is posture? Very important I've always maintained! Posture is a critical consideration in maintaining musculoskeletal health. It's also foundational to athletic success. We can't run, cut, throw or push without solid and stable posture from which to move.  I've also always insisted that posture is...

Shoulder stability considerations

Date: September 9, 2014 Author: James Categories: Latest

It's just amazing how so often, recovery from injury and muskuloskeletal health in general boils down to good postural habits and great muscular control of the joints. This principle is especially true at the shoulder joint. The shoulder is fantastic, it's unbelievably mobile - watch a softball whip pitcher doing...

Simple habits make for a great rehab

Date: August 22, 2014 Author: James Categories: Latest

To paraphrase Aristotle, success is not a singular act, but a skill and is a byproduct of what we do repeatedly and consistently. This concept applies to success in any area, fitness, finance, relationships and yes, even physical rehabilitation. We cannot save a retirement fund by making random sized contributions...

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