Shoulder pain affects 67% of the population. 69% to 85% of those cases are linked to a rotator cuff issue. The terms "tendinopathy" and "tear" are often used to describe these afflictions. Although the word "tear" is often associated with surgery, that does not reflect the reality most of the time. Anatomy The rotator cuff is a group of four musc...Read more!
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive method that stimulates the brain with electrodes placed on the scalp. An low-intensity electrical current circulates from one electrode to another, which allows the excitability of brain cells to be changed and persistent pain to be reduced. During treatments, healthcare profession...Read more!
First, let’s get our definitions straight! What exactly is a “trigger point”? Simply put, a trigger point is defined as a hyperirritable spot found along a taut band of muscle. The trigger point may cause pain following compression, stretching, or excessive or lengthy stimulation. Each muscle has areas that are predisposed to trigger points;...Read more!