Category: Neck and Shoulder Conditions

7 Exercises For Strong Shoulders

7 Exercises For Strong Shoulders

Strong shoulders are crucial in carrying out everyday functional tasks. Whether we are pulling, pushing, or lifting overhead, shoulder muscles come into play. Exercises meant to target shoulder muscles specifically help in strengthening shoulder muscles and improving posture. Strong shoulders also ease out overhead movements. The shoulder joint is very mobile and unstable and is … Continue reading 7 Exercises For Strong Shoulders

6 Best Neck Stretches For Pain Relief

6 Best Neck Stretches For Pain Relief

Neck pain is quite prevalent. It is commonly caused by poor posture like forward-head and rounded shoulders, which increases stress on the neck, and leads to chronic or recurrent neck pain. The good news is that you can make your neck flexible and stronger, which in turn will help you to prevent neck pain and … Continue reading 6 Best Neck Stretches For Pain Relief

7 Best Rotator Cuff Pain Stretches

7 Best Rotator Cuff Pain Stretches

The rotator cuff consists of a group of four muscles that surround the shoulder joint, and are responsible for rotating and lifting the arm. These muscles originate in the shoulder blade or scapula and attach to the head of the humerus, and play a critical role in stabilizing the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff pain … Continue reading 7 Best Rotator Cuff Pain Stretches

7 Best Shoulder Impingement Exercises

7 Best Shoulder Impingement Exercises

Shoulder impingement is extremely common over the age of 40 years. It occurs when the rotator cuff gets impinged in the subacromial space. A rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that surround the shoulder and are responsible for the motion and stabilization of the shoulder joint. Anything that narrows subacromial space will tend … Continue reading 7 Best Shoulder Impingement Exercises

Causes of Neck Pain

Causes of Neck Pain

The neck is made up of 7 cervical vertebrae linked by intervertebral discs and joints and is supported by ligaments and muscles. The cervical spine has an important function of providing support to the head along with movement in several directions. Neck pain and stiffness are experienced commonly by many people. It can develop suddenly, … Continue reading Causes of Neck Pain

7 Reasons For Your Shoulder Blade Pain

7 Reasons For Your Shoulder Blade Pain

The Shoulder blade is also known as Scapula. It is a large triangular bone in the upper back and is responsible for the full range of motion at the shoulder especially during overhead activities. It provides a stable base for the mobility of the shoulder joint. The shoulder blade in our upper back connects the … Continue reading 7 Reasons For Your Shoulder Blade Pain

10 Best Exercises for Shoulder

10 Best Exercises for Shoulder

Shoulder exercises are very important as strong shoulders helps in doing everyday task of lifting objects. Shoulder exercises also improves posture and decreases chances of injury around shoulders like sprains and strains. Following are the 10 Best exercises for shoulder muscles strengthening. Front Raise-Hold weight in your hands and set them at hip height. Stand … Continue reading 10 Best Exercises for Shoulder

6 Easy ways to unlock your Frozen Shoulder

6 Easy ways to unlock your Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis is a shoulder condition in which shoulder movements are restricted due to capsular (shoulder joint capsule) thickening and tightness. It causes pain, stiffness, and restricted shoulder range of motion. The commonly restricted movements are external rotation, abduction, and internal rotation of the shoulder or in simpler terms, lifting arm forwards … Continue reading 6 Easy ways to unlock your Frozen Shoulder

Rounded shoulders/Slumped or slouched shoulders/Hunched shoulders

Rounded shoulders/Slumped or slouched shoulders/Hunched shoulders

Rounded shoulders is a posture in which resting position of shoulders is slightly ahead or forward from its normal alignment. The main etiology of Rounded shoulders is Faulty postural habits- Constant slouching while sitting.Frequent forward bending of neck and shoulders-Prolonged hours of work at laptop or phone screen. Excessively long hours of driving vehicle in bad … Continue reading Rounded shoulders/Slumped or slouched shoulders/Hunched shoulders