Tag: Clinical Pearl

December 1, 2015 admin No comments exist

The post When pain on the left causes pain on the right appeared first on Body in Mind. My recent Journal of Pain article (Niederstrasser et al., 2015) can be summarized in one really long, cryptic and almost unintelligible sentence, which if you bear with me, I will explain: “If you have high levels of…

November 27, 2015 Cindy Hon, FAAOMPT No comments exist

This article was originally posted by Mike Reinold and can be viewed by clicking here. Hip weakness is a common area of focus in both the rehabilitation and fitness fields.  Combine our excessive sitting postures and the majority of activities during the day that occur in the sagittal plane of motion, and hip weakness in…

November 15, 2015 admin No comments exist

This article was originally published by Mike Reinold.  View the original article by clicking here. A common part of my examinations includes assessing for abnormal scapular position and movement, which can simply be defined as scapular dyskinesis.  Scapular dyskinesis has long been theorized to predispose people to shoulder injuries, although the evidence has been conflicting. Whenever…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

The following article was published by BIM.  The original article can be viewed by clicking here. We know that there are sex and gender differences in the perception and experience of pain, with women generally reporting more painful episodes across their lifespan than men. While reasons for these sex differences focus on vulnerability factors (e.g.,…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

This article was originally posted by Mike Reinold and can be viewed by clicking here. Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, or GIRD, continues to be one of the most polarizing topics in baseball sports medicine.  It has become so popular that even athletes and the general public know about GIRD, often exhibiting fear and anxiety with…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

The following article was published by Mike Reinold.  To view the original post please click here. Low back pain continues to be one of the most common health complaints that limit people, especially as we age.  Rehabilitation of low back pain has transition from simply focusing on reducing the local pain to emphasizing a biomechanical approach…