General Neck & Shoulders
By Ksaniel Hasanki The term thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) refers to a group of conditions that result from compression of neurovascular structures (nerves and blood vessels) that course from the neck to the axilla (armpit) through the thoracic outlet. The … Continue reading
by Tom Wills What is Scapular Dyskinesis? Scapular Dyskinesis is the alternation of normal scapular movement and position; ‘Dys’ (alteration of) ‘kinesis’ (motion). Other terms are Scapular Winging and Scapular Dyskinesia (term relating to neurologically controlled factors such as damage … Continue reading
By David Micallef Technology has become a necessity in today’s fast-paced and dynamic society. Nothing has changed our lives quite like the smart phone. Have a look around you when you are in a waiting room, on the train, waiting … Continue reading
Megan demonstrates a swimming specific exercise that works on the retraction of the shoulder as it comes back through (specific to the freestyle stroke). This exercise is designed to strengthen the retractors in a swimming specific position.
Here is an exercise from Physio Health to help increase rotation of their upper back. This is particularly useful for athletes who do sports that only involve one arm.
Scott from Physio Health demonstrates an exercise for the shoulders. This is a great exercise for posture and helps alleviate shoulder pain.
Justin McEvoy explains how to perform a scapula push up with correct technique. Dora Pandeloglou demonstrates perfect control of her scapula movement while maintaining good activation of her core to ensure she is in the ideal position. There are two … Continue reading
Cory Prout demonstrates and explains how to stretch the neck muscles to reduce tension caused by prolonged periods of sitting at a desk. Note: When stretching the Upper Trapezius muscle it is important to do so very gently. Hold each … Continue reading
Shoulder Rehab Exercises (Part 1) Justin McEvoy demonstrates how to perform some basic shoulder rehabilitation exercises such as Scapular Setting, External Rotation and Internal Rotation. All of these exercises should be performed after guidance and instruction from your physio to ensure … Continue reading