25 Feb 2015

Rotator Cuff Pain and Shoulder Impingement

‘Shoulder Impingement’ is a common symptom in shoulder problems related to the rotator cuff tendons.  It presents as pain during overhead activities, like washing your hair or hanging out the washing, and can come on acutely after an injury or gradually over time.

8 Nov 2011

WTF, or, “What’s The Fascia?”

We love to easily delineate the difference between ligaments and tendons, that is, that a tendon is connective tissue between muscle and bone and ligament is bone-bone.  This differentiation works well 99% of the time, but the model fails in instances when we are trying to understand body movement.  What we often forget, in all […]

1 Nov 2011

It’s Crunch Time!

As a mid-twenties guy, I’m approaching a body type that reflects my years of indulgence – that of a “beer gut”.  This is a problem shared by many, men and women alike.  The apparent most obvious solution to this increased distribution of fat around the abdomen, is the humble sit-up or crunch.