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Lighten Up Your Heavy Load!

Lighten Up Your Heavy Load!

That’s right! Our purses are way too big and heavy. They are causing pain and injuries! Check out my interview on Austin’s Fox 7 Good Day show with Ann Wyatt Little. http://www.fox7austin.com/good-day/258664575-story  

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RESPECT THE KEYBOARD

RESPECT THE KEYBOARD If you type on any regular basis, you should drop your keyboard down below desk or table height. Today I saw two patients in my office who were using their laptop/keyboard on top of their desks or their tables at home. Seeing them and thinking through their symptoms reminded me of the fact […]

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Shoulder Bursitis; The End

  When all else fails…go see your primary care doc or your local orthopod. You’ve tried resting your shoulder. You made sure you didn’t lose range of motion. You’ve changed things around in your refrigerator and stopped drying your hair. You gave your t-ball aged kids up for adoption, quit your job and dropped your […]

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Shoulder Bursitis; Part 7

  Going back to Shoulder Bursitis; Part 5, you can refresh your memory on how to modify some of those more activities you do every day, in order to protect your shoulder. Really, this is a basic tenet of treating the repetitive strain conditions from which we suffer as adults. (And don’t forget…the shoulder isn’t […]

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Shoulder Bursitis; Part 6

Prescribing rest almost always affects the quality of a patient’s life. The definition of quality of life for you is different than for me. It’s different for a child than for an adult and it’s different for a skilled athlete than for a weekend warrior. For me, right now, in order to be able to […]

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Shoulder Bursitis; Part 5

Shoulder Bursitis; Part 5

Here are some examples of how you can modify those simple, everyday activities I mentioned in the last blog.  Make these modifications to keep from hurting, and therefore damaging, your rotator cuff; 1)      Lower the items you lift from higher to lower shelves. Use step stools to reach the things you can’t lower. Move things […]

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