Shoulders are a common area of injury. They are the linch-pin of many movement functions and control, that once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do.
Torticollis is caused by shortening and tightening of the rope-like muscle (sternocleidomastoid) that attaches from the back of the ear to the collar bone on one side of the neck.
It may cause your baby to hold their head to one side or have difficulty turning their head
The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy.
There are usually a combination of factors that cause back pain which could include overuse, poor posture or other stressors.
Keeping in mind everyone is different, here are our expert tips.
Wry Neck is an acute neck injury, noticed by a sudden onset of sharp neck pain and stiffness, that limits your range of neck movement, and can often feel ‘locked’.
The injury typically occurs after either a prolonged abnormal posture such as sleeping in an unusual position or after a sudden, quick movement of the head.
The main symptoms include limited neck mobility in directions that compresses the facet joints of the spine and muscle spasms of the neck muscle.
DOMS is a common result of intense physical activity that stresses the muscle beyond what it is accustomed to.
Hydration in sport is vital to replace the loss of fluid that our body perspires, which controls our body temperature as we utilize energy.
If we do not replace this fluid we overheat and dehydrate, which may lead to a decrease in performance and an increased risk of injury.
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