“I can’t style my hair.” “It hurts to put my shirt on.” “I can’t wash my back.” If you have a stiff shoulder, basic day-to-day activities can become challenging. Adding significant pain to that problem can make a stiff shoulder nearly debilitating. Adhesive capsulitis is a specific type of shoulder stiffness that can result in painful limitations.
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Inflammation Food Fixes Green leafy vegetables such as Swiss chard contain natural anti-inflammatories such as vitamins K, D, and C, says Axe. Beets have a natural antioxidant, betalain, an anti-inflammatory compound that inhibits the activity of enzymes the body uses to trigger inflammation, advises Axe. Sea buckthorn berry juice (known as olivello juice) is one
Our Body’s Periodic Table Sodium with Chlorine Why we need it: Fluid balance, nerve transmission, muscle contraction Food Sources: sodium combines with chlorine in salt; Himalayan sea salt also contains 84 trace elements Recommended Daily Intake: 1,500 milligrams of sodium Potassium Why we need it: fluid balance, nerve transmission, muscle contraction Food sources: bananas, dried figs,
Low Mercury (Recommended) Anchovy Butterfish Catfish Clam Crab (domestic) Crawfish Croaker (Atlantic) Flounder Haddock (Atlantic) Hake Herring Jacksmelt (Silverside) Mackerel (North Atlantic, chub) Mullet Oyster Plaice Pollock Salmon (canned) Salmon (wild) Sardine Scallop Shrimp Sole (Pacific) Squid (calamari) Tilapia (not farmed; hard to find) Trout (freshwater) Whitefish Whiting Moderate (Consume Moderately) Bass (saltwater, striped, black)
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With the Olympics well underway and our attention transfixed on some of the most decorated athletes in the world, we can't help but to ask ourselves: "Why is everyone covered in circle-shaped bruises?" Four years ago at the London Olympics, we were explaining the benefits of the bright-colored Kinesio tape adhered to the athletes' bodies. This Olympics, cupping is taking the main stage; however, our office has been using this particular technique for quite some time with excellent results.
When you injure your shoulder or knee, a physical therapist usually plays an important role throughout your care. What about when you experience jaw pain, clicking, and other symptoms? While TMJ dysfunction may only affect 5-12% of the population, the condition can be painful and self-limiting. Many times TMJ pain and clicking can diminish or go away completely with little or no treatment; however, in some instances, further attention is warranted.