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Fixing Neck & Shoulder Pain!

Posted by | 05-11-2014
Given the amount of time we spend in front of a computer or looking down at a smart phone, it’s not surprising that many of us suffer from tightness/pain in our neck and shoulders. Tight muscles in the front of the shoulder & upper neck, when combined with weak postural stabilizers and deep neck flexors, is what’s known as Upper Cross Syndrome. This is a condition which has reached near epidemic levels in North America and can lead to an impingement which, in turn, can lead to rotator cuff tears or, even worse, a frozen shoulder. In the following video, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville demonstrates a quick test you can do at home to see if your shoulders are healthy along with two variations of a wall slide to help reverse the effects of upper cross syndrome:    
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Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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