Tight shoulders, stiff neck, neck pain…There are many ways to describe that awful pain and discomfort around your shoulders and neck. What Is Tight Shoulder? Tight Shoulders is characterized by pain with shoulder movement, stiffness of … [Read more...] about How to Relieve Tight Shoulders with a Ball
Knee Injuries for Runners It is almost November. I bet many runners are training harder for the big race coming up: New York City Marathon. We had runner's workshop at JackRabbit at Columbus Circle and Union Square helping them to prevent from injuries as well as improving their performance! Some running … [Read more...] about Knee Injuries for Runners
Today we are talking about headaches and what you can do to relieve them. As the weather is getting colder, we tend to tighten our body. When a cold wind blows, our muscles' shoulders get stiff. More people experience headaches or heaviness in their head. Headaches include tension headaches, … [Read more...] about What to Do with a Headache: you can help your self with a self-massage!
It is important to know which phases you are in!! because the management will be different. This is Yohei Takada from FuncPhysio Physical Therapy. Among various conditions I see in my office, cases of Frozen Shoulder have increased over the past few years. Japanese patients with the complaint outnumber American patients by far. 20-30% (some say nearly 60%) of Japanese people … [Read more...] about Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
What is the difference between who enjoy their life without injury nor pain and who suffers from injuries and pain as you get older? Nowadays, Life is about a century-long. Statistics show that a Japanese woman in average lives for 87 years and a man for 81 years (as of 2018). Considering that these numbers include lives lost during childhood, adults can expect even a … [Read more...] about Healthy Aging: Vol. 1