Do you have a regular exercise program? I ask this question to every single one of my clients during their initial treatment session, and often the answer I get is: “No.” Stop and ask yourself for a minute. Are you one of these people? If so I want to address this briefly. You wouldn’t go weeks or months without sleeping or brushing your teeth. Exercise is just as … [Read more...] about How Important Is Exercise Really?
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)