Monthly Archives: April 2011
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis (RCT) is a common shoulder problem. The one or more of the four tendons of the rotator cuff, which control shoulder rotation, can become inflamed and this restricts movement, causing pain. RCT is due to small tears in the tendons caused by overuse or instability. Common causes include constant wear and tear on the shoulder joint, muscle imbalances, poor biomechanics, previous shoulder injury, lack of flexibility, training errors such as inadequate warm-ups or excessive use of the shoulder.
Mobilise Remedial Massage Toowong and Brisbane City will be closed from Good Friday – 22 April 2011 and reopen on Wednesday – 27 April 2011. We wish everyone a happy and safe Easter holiday, and look forward to seeing you after the break.
Lateral epicondylitis, or “tennis elbow”, is one of the most common overuse disorders of the arm. It is characterised by chronic elbow pain at the common extensor tendon attachment onto the lateral epicondyle of the elbow. Contrary to what the name might suggest, the overall percentage of people who develop this condition who are actually tennis players is quite small – lateral epicondylitis is an overuse injury disorder that can affect anyone who does a lot of work with their hands. Some causes include constant work with a computer mouse, repetitive grasping and moving objects through a grocery store checkout … Continue reading