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Cueing the Core to Enhance Shoulder Elevation

Cueing the Core to Enhance Shoulder Elevation

  Shoulder elevation is an integral movement for several daily activities like sports, carrying books, cleaning, and reaching the top shelf of the cupboard. However, shoulder elevation becomes a daunting task when you have functional limitations or pain. Physical therapists recommend incorporating core activation during shoulder elevation to improve the quality of movement and reduce pain. In this blog, we will delve deeper into the importance of cueing the core to enhance shou...

Can Tight Hip Flexors Cause Tight Hamstrings?

Can Tight Hip Flexors Cause Tight Hamstrings?

  Have you been experiencing tightness in the back of your thighs or lower back? Do you find it difficult to touch your toes or perform daily activities that require bending forward? You may be experiencing tight hamstrings, which can be caused by a variety of factors. One of the common causes of the tightness in your hamstrings is tight hip flexors. In this blog post, we will explore the relationship between tight hip flexors and tight hamstrings, and how physical therapy can ...

Stability Exercises for the Leg: Tips from Physical Therapists

Stability Exercises for the Leg: Tips from Physical Therapists

  Maintaining and enhancing the stability and strength of your legs is essential for a wide range of activities, from sports and fitness to performing everyday tasks, such as walking and climbing stairs. However, a sedentary lifestyle, injuries, and aging can lead to weakness and instability in the leg muscles and joints. That's why physical therapists recommend stability exercises to strengthen the leg muscles, improve balance and coordination, and reduce the risk of falls...

Reasons Why Corrective Exercises May Not Always Work

Reasons Why Corrective Exercises May Not Always Work

  Corrective exercises are an essential part of physical therapy that helps individuals regain strength, mobility, and range of motion after an injury or illness. These exercises are meant to correct imbalances, reduce pain, and restore function. However, there are situations where corrective exercises may not produce the desired results. If you have experienced this before, rest assured you are not alone. In this article, we will explore the reasons why corrective exercises ma...

Can Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tears Prevent Surgery?

Can Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tears Prevent Surgery?

  Rotator cuff tears can cause pain and discomfort that may interfere with daily activities. Unfortunately, some individuals may be advised to undergo surgery if their rotator cuff tears are severe. However, surgery can be expensive and may entail a long recovery period. Fortunately, physical therapy can be an option for some patients with rotator cuff tears. In this blog, we will answer the question of whether physical therapy for rotator cuff tears can prevent surgery. ...

A Simple Exercise for Good Posture

A Simple Exercise for Good Posture

  Good posture is one of the most important aspects of maintaining overall health and well-being. Proper alignment of the spine ensures that the body is functioning at its optimal level, reducing the risk of injuries and pain in the long run. Unfortunately, many people struggle with poor posture, especially those with sedentary lifestyles or jobs that require sitting for extended periods. While there are various approaches to improving posture, one simple exercise can...

How Baseball Players Can Enhance Performance While Reducing Injuries

How Baseball Players Can Enhance Performance While Reducing Injuries

  Baseball is one of the most beloved sports globally, with millions of people enjoying the exhilarating game. However, baseball players are at high risk of injury due to the physically demanding nature of the sport. With the right physical therapy, you can enhance your performance while reducing injuries, allowing you to play your best game possible. In this article, we will discuss various tips baseball players can implement to enhance their performance while reducing the ris...

How Using Unstable Surfaces Can Enhance Scapular Stability

How Using Unstable Surfaces Can Enhance Scapular Stability

  The scapula, or shoulder blade, is a crucial component of the shoulder joint. Its role is to provide movement and support for the upper arm bone or humerus. However, many people, particularly athletes, suffer from scapular instability that can result in shoulder pain, decreased mobility, and poor performance. Fortunately, there are various ways to strengthen and stabilize the scapula, and one effective method is using unstable surfaces. In this blog post, we'll discuss ho...

Common Stretches We Probably Shouldn’t Be Using

Common Stretches We Probably Shouldn’t Be Using

  As a society, we have been told for years that stretching is an important part of staying flexible, injury-free, and healthy. However, not all stretches are created equally. In fact, there are some stretches that experts believe we should avoid altogether. In this blog post, we will explore some of the most common stretches we should probably stop doing and why. If you're looking for Physiotherapy in Winter Park, FL, contact B Physical Therapy today to schedule an appoint...

How to Enhance Your Success After Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

How to Enhance Your Success After Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery

  Rotator cuff repair surgery is a medical procedure that's used to treat shoulder pain and injury. It's a delicate surgery that requires the patient to take measures to promote healing. If you're planning to undergo a rotator cuff repair surgery, you'll need to be prepared both mentally and physically to make a full recovery. In this blog post, we'll cover some tips for enhancing your success after rotator cuff repair surgery. We'll explore the dos and ...


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