The serratus anterior muscle is often called the "big swing" or "boxer's muscle" because it is largely responsible for the protraction of the scapula i.e. the pulling of the scapula forward and around the rib cage that occurs when someone throws a punch.
The serratus anterior is innervated by the long thoracic nerve (Nerve of
Injuries are going to be an inevitable consequence of horse riding since the rider's head may be poised up to 4 m (13 feet) from the ground and will be in constant motion as the horse travels at a speed of up to 65 km/h (40 mph) or jump up
One of the greatest joys in the world for many women is to become pregnant, yet during pregnancy having a 6lb+ bump constantly hanging out in front of you might not seem so. Women all over the world when pregnant can suffer from severe back or pelvis pain and it
I went over to England Golf in Lincolnshire a short while back to discuss running a series of seminars on “how to improve your golf through rehabilitation". This was because of the numbers of golfers I have treated with different golfing injuries is becoming pretty high.
Whilst I was there I
Diabetes. Diabetes is a long-term condition in which the blood sugar level in the body is higher than normal.
Type 1 diabetes. Where the body's immune system attacks and destroys the cells that produce insulin.
Type 2 diabetes. Where the body doesn't produce enough insulin, or the body's cells don't react to insulin.
First off let me just say that Podiatry focuses on more than just nails, hard skin and corns! However we still do nails, hard skin and corns...
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Biomechanics & Gait Rehabilitation
Orthotics & Insoles
The serratus posterior inferior muscle connects the lower 4 ribs to four vertebrae (T11, T12, L1, L2) in the low back. In cricket injuries to this muscle will occur when:
Pain in the low back when stretching to reach overhead
Pain in the low back when twisting at the waist
Did you know these are Common Cricket Injuries and we treat them in Lincoln at Therapyroom1?
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Yeah, there is a whole load of things that can go wrong, but then we can treat you all and get you back to the sport you love to do!
Univardis just published a great article on back pain in the elderly and we are sharing this with you. It relates to the baseline differences which exist between older adults with chronic low back pain (LBP) and middle aged or younger adults. (read more at Univadis)
The UK has not seen the best of summer for a while but this year we hope that it will be good enough to make us change our footwear from boots and thicker fabric shoes into more casual ones and open toed sandals. For many the switch is alright but