Category: Neck and Shoulder Conditions

Tight Neck Muscles

Tight Neck Muscles

Tightness of neck muscles is prevalent, owing to bad posture. It is also one of the significant causes of neck tension, stiffness, and pain in the neck. Prevention of tight neck muscles- Ensure good workstation ergonomics- The laptop screen should be at eye level. Keep your forearms supported while typing.Do not carry heavy purses on … Continue reading Tight Neck Muscles

Shoulder Pain While Sleeping Explained

Shoulder Pain While Sleeping Explained

Shoulder pain keeps many people awake at night and makes it difficult for them to sleep. Common causes of shoulder pain at night are- Poor postureShoulder ImpingementTendinitisSubacromial bursitisOverexertion or overtired shoulder due to repetitive use.Arthritis of shoulder joint.Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis. Shoulder pain at night occurs along with the stiffness and restrictions in shoulder … Continue reading Shoulder Pain While Sleeping Explained

4 Best Exercises For Supraspinatus Tendinitis

4 Best Exercises For Supraspinatus Tendinitis

Supraspinatus is one of the muscles of the rotator cuff. It is a major stablizer of the shoulder joint. It also counteracts the gravitational force pulling the upper limb downward by its weight. It acts as a primary muscle responsible for the initiation of arm lift sideways. Supraspinatus Tendinitis is usually caused by impingement of … Continue reading 4 Best Exercises For Supraspinatus Tendinitis

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