Shoulder Impingement Exercise Videos

Shoulder Impingement Exercise Videos

Shoulder Impingement is mechanical compression, which can cause wear of the rotator cuff tendons. The rotator cuff is comprised of four muscles connecting the shoulder blade to the upper part of the shoulder joint.  These maintain the ball (humeral head) within the socket (glenoid) during shoulder elevation. Normally, the ball glides under the acromion (outer […]

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The Degenerative Effects of Inactivity

Cardiovascular changes including elevated heart rate, decreased cardiac output, orthostatic and autonomic dysfunction, venous stasis and thrombosis. Respiratory changes include reduced lung capacity. Musculoskeletal problems of reduced strength, endurance, lactose tolerance, risks of contractures and heterotrophic ossification of individuals with CNS or spinal damage. Metabolic risks including negative nitrogen or calcium imbalances, carbohydrate intolerance and […]

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The Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise

Increases size and strength in musculotendinous tissue and tensile strength Improves coordination and timing of muscular groups Reduces atrophy Improves reaction, recruitment and endurance Improve cardiovascular fitness Reduces edema Improves connective tissue strength and integrity Promotes circulation to enhance soft tissue healing/metabolism Increases bone density Increases endurance, reduces fatigue Improve range of motion of the […]

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Drinking Water – Fun Facts

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Proper hydration promotes your healing and requires your attention every day. Muscular and spinal and joint pain, leg cramps and general malaise may be an imbalance of fluids and electrolytes. Drink water as soon as the discomfort begins. Dehydration is a particular problem among the elderly, in part because the thirst mechanism becomes less efficient as we […]

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Shoulder Rhythmic Stabilization Exercises

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Shoulder Rhythmic Stabilization Exercises  

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Physical Therapy Can Help

Relieve pain with Aquatic Exercise

You have chronic back pain. You think medication will help, but your doctor recommends physical therapy. What is it, and can it really help you? Yes, it’s a high-benefit, low-risk solution to diagnose and treat many different conditions. Physical therapy helps people of all ages who have medical conditions, illnesses or injuries that limit their regular ability […]

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Physical Therapy to Prevent Falls in the Elderly

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Did you know that 1 in 3 adults over age 65 has a fall in a given year?’ Not only can falls cause serious injuries, but they can cause older adults to become less active due to fear of falling and this can affect their long­term health. The fear of falling can also prevent older […]

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Flip Flops Kill You

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Flip Flops cause: Flat feet or falling arches (pes planus) Foot pronation Ankle eversion Elevated Q angles at the knee (valgus) Uneven hips (pelvic obliquity) Lumbar scoliosis. Ask us about how to resolve these issues.  Try this page for your independent consideration: http://acceleratept.com/wear-arch-supports/ Infographic by Jan Diehm for The Huffington Post. Click on the picture or […]

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Home Treatment for Bulging Discs

Accelerate Physical Therapy can help.

Accelerate Physical Therapy in Arvada, Colorado teaches you to relieve back and radiating leg pain. These exercises provide decompression of the lumbar spine, and are a great treatment for bulging discs. Here are two great ways to relieve pain for which many face expensive medical treatments.  Save thousands of dollars and health risks from injections […]

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