Is your subscapularis muscle causing your shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is a pretty complex joint with a lot of muscles attaching to it. πŸ’ͺ So when it comes to figuring out why a shoulder may be sore or tight, it can get a little complicated. πŸ€” One muscle, called the subscapularis muscle, attaches underneath the shoulder blade on one end, and the inside…

Tight chest muscles? Here’s a way to assess and correct if necessary.

Chest Stretches

Tight chest muscles are pretty common, but often missed. πŸ‘Ž The pec muscles (in the front of the chest) get shortened from long hours on the computer or driving with shoulders rounded forwards. πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸŽ Because they pull the shoulders forward, they can actually lead to pain in the upper back and shoulder muscles as they…

Stiffness or pain in the back of your shoulders? Try this!

Here is a trick for unrelenting low back tension!

Noticing stiffness in your shoulders? Or pain in the back of your shoulders? Try this! πŸ‘©β€πŸ”§ When you sit at a computer all day with your shoulders rounded forwards, it can overstretch the muscles in the back of your shoulders (your external rotators), jeopardizing their strength and leading to stiffness and pain. 😒 This strategy…

Don’t get caught with the β€˜I over did it’ syndrome this fall

health and wellness tips from Hands on Healing

There is no prettier sight than the colourful fall leaves in Lanark County. Soon enough though we will be raking and blowing those beautiful leaves off our lawns and preparing for the snowy winter ahead. Fall is a busy time of year at the chiropractic clinic. Low back and shoulder injuries from the fall yard…