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Musculoskeletal

Bones – the framework of the body!

Bones – they make up the framework and foundation of our bodies! We know about keeping our organs healthy and our muscles strong, but we often forget about our bones! Most of the time, loss of bone density is silent. It takes an accident, such as a fall or other form of trauma, for an …

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Why the rotator cuff muscles are so much more than rotators

Rotator cuff injuries are extremely common. While the average prevalence of rotator cuff tears in the general population is around 20%, as we age this increases to over 40% by the time we reach 70. Exercise rehabilitation programs for rotator cuff tears almost always include theraband rotation exercises, but when we look at the purpose of the rotator cuff muscles in the body, we realize that …

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