We don’t often think about our shoulder blades but perhaps we should. The technical name for the shoulder blade, is scapula. These bony blades on your mid and upper back region are the attachment points for 17 different muscles! That’s a lot. These muscles act to coordinate the movement of your scapulae as they slide over […]

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Water, as well as land-based extreme sports, are quite popular here in Florida.  To name a few, we have:  Skateboarding, Surfing, Kite Boarding, Wakeboarding, Motocross, Mountain Biking, Parkour, and Adventure Racing.   Each has its own unique injuries and risks.  It’s apparent that the risk for injury in extreme sports is high.  However, since these sports don’t tend to have a governing […]

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Disc herniations in the neck can cause severe, debilitating pain, restrict the range of motion of the neck, and cause nerve symptoms such as burning, tingling, or weakness down the upper back, shoulders, arms, forearms, wrists, and hands. The pain and dysfunction experienced from a herniated disc in the neck is explained below: Nociceptive pain […]

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