Tag Archives: Shoulder pain

Should I Get Rotator Cuff Surgery?

I get asked this question all the time. I have pain in my shoulder and my MRI shows some level of rotator cuff tear. Most people assume the only way to get rid of the pain is to surgically repair … Continue reading

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20 Reasons To See A PT

    Its fall again here in the mountains. And that means one thing. October is National Physical Therapy Month. Most people have heard of PT’s, but many people think PT is just for rehabbing after surgery. Over the next … Continue reading

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Posture

  Do You have Neck Pain? Headaches? Back Pain? Shoulder Pain? IT COULD BE CAUSED BY YOUR POSTURE! A normal thoracic (mid/upper-back) spine has a naturally occurring curve. However, abnormal excessive curvature of the thoracic spine does occur. There are … Continue reading

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4 Things That Can Cause Tennis Elbow.

Tennis elbow is a common complaint, not only in tennis players, but golfers and and anyone who does physical work with the arms.  Symptoms are generally pain in the outside of the elbow made worse by gripping, pinching, and lifting … Continue reading

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Shoulder Pain and Impingement

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain. The symptoms can be pain with overhead activities, such as reaching, throwing, tennis serves, or putting clothes on. There may also be painful popping or clicking when you reach your … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: what is adhesive capsulitis?

“Ask a PT” will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page.  So if you have a question about some sort … Continue reading

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Separated shoulder.

With just a couple of days until Vail Mountain opens, we will talk about another fairly common injury we see on the hill, the separated shoulder.                                                                            A separated shoulder is generally a traumatic injury and occurs from landing directly … Continue reading

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Laser Clinic Next Week

Next Tuesday October 29, 2013 Ascent PT is sponsoring a Laser Clinic and it is Free!!! The ML830 laser is a healing modality which can help cellular reproduction which can speed up healing and help reduce inflammation.  If you have … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Angel Wings

If you have bad posture and/or neck and shoulder problems, this could be a good exercise for you.  The angel wings exercise is a way to retrain the shoulder blade muscles and open up the front of the chest, two … Continue reading

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Free Laser Clinic Today.

Remember today September 24, 2103 Ascent PT is sponsoring a Laser Clinic and it is Free!!! The ML830 laser is a healing modality which can help cellular reproduction which can speed up healing and help reduce inflammation.  If you have … Continue reading

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