Month: July 2020

  • Impacts of COVID related stress on the muscle system

    Impacts of COVID related stress on the muscle system

    Now that I have talked about effects on all the other systems of the body, I will focus on how stress affects the muscles. The initial response to flight or fight mode is all the larger muscles in the legs like hamstrings, quads prepare you to run away. The upper body muscles like biceps, triceps […]

  • Shoulder Pain: “Why does it hurt so much?”

    Shoulder Pain: “Why does it hurt so much?”

    There exists a lack of association between findings on MRIs and pain. In other words, what is seen and reported from an MRI may have all or nothing to do with the pain you are experiencing. There is plenty of evidence that people who have no pain will have positive findings on an MRI. Much […]