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Healthy Insights By Carol Robbins

Is Your Rotator Cuff in an Abusive Relationship?

On Shoulders and Shoulder Anatomy

If I said “point to your shoulder” you’d probably point to the top of your arm and you’d be correct, that is what is typically thought of as the shoulder joint. Technically this is called the Glenohumeral joint. The bone of the upper arm is the Humerus, the socket it sits in is the Glenoid F Continue Reading...

Feet and Walking

In my last post (link) I mentioned that walking is a category, and that what most people envision when asked to imagine a person walking, is a person walking on a flat, level surface, perhaps a sidewalk. Indeed, when people “go for a walk” most of the time they use a trail or a route they ha Continue Reading...

Balance for Walking

Balance is sometimes defined as “standing still” - i.e., can you balance on one foot? But can you balance walking? How can you tell if you can balance while walking? You are currently walking without falling over I presume. So how do you know if your balanced is compromised? Walking is a Continue Reading...

Balance and Proprioception

What is balance? What is proprioception? Are they related? Let’s start with standard definitions. From Wikipedia: Proprioception, from Latin proprius, meaning “one’s own”, “individual”, and capio, capere, to take or grasp, is the sense of the relative position of one’s own par Continue Reading...

Lifestyle Tips for Twisting

My partner and I share a car. We park in a garage off a narrow lane and that requires backing up the lane and then turning the car, while backing up, and pulling a 90 degree turn into the garage without hitting a neighbour’s car, another neighbour’s fence or tree, the stuff in our garage or our Continue Reading...