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Frozen Shoulder

Anatomy of the Shoulder Your shoulder joint is where the upper arm (humerus) and the shoulder blade (scapula) connect.  It is a mobile joint covered in an loose tissue known as capsule.  Capsule is a common feature in most of our joints.  The capsule of the shoulder is a dense, fibrous connective tissue that attaches to the bones close to the joint surface.  The capsule seals the joint space and helps in stabilizing the joint from excessive amounts of movement.  The laxity in the capsule also a...
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Sacroiliac Joint Pain

By: Avie Khalili and Dustin Ng PT Students Overview of the SI joint The point at which the iliac and the sacrum meet is known as the sacroiliac (SI) joint. The SI joint is located in the lower back, just below the level of the hip bones on either side of the spine. The main role of the SI joint is to support the weight of the upper body and to help manage forces produced by both the upper and lower body. It is also surrounded by numerous ligaments to help hold it in place along with an ev...
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How to Improve Sleep Quality

Do you have trouble sleeping? You’re not alone. 1/3 of the population experiences insomnia to some degree. Is Poor Sleep Common? Poor sleep quality is characterized by one or more of the following: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, waking too early, and non-refreshing sleep. It is considered acute if it occurs one night per week, and chronic if occurring for at least three nights per week for a month or more.   Are There ways of Measuring Sleep Quality? Sle...
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