Consider Physical Therapy before Surgery for a Rotator Cuff Tear

January 22nd, 2016

If you’ve been diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear of the supraspinatus tendon, a common affliction caused by either a traumatic injury to the shoulder, such as a fall, or by poor shoulder kinematics and positioning that wears down tendon fibers,  Body Gears physical therapist, Dr. Lindsay Weston, PT, DPT, explains what this injury is

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Mindfulness and Pain Reduction

October 7th, 2015

Your body – it’s strong, resilient, and capable of incredible things! However, it can feel like you are battling your body when it is not functioning the way you think it should, especially when dealing with chronic pain. Pain can switch the roles of mind and body, so that the body’s pain begins to dictate

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