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Dealing with Shoulder Strains from Repetitive Work

Chronic shoulder pain is common, affecting millions of men and women each year. Unlike acute pain that follows a traumatic injury, chronic shoulder pain is usually associated with repetitive movements, like lifting and reaching. Those might seem like simple movements, but over time, they can cause a lot of wear and tear in and around…. read more

Hip Pain at Night

Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? It doesn’t matter whether you’ve had a busy day or a relaxing day. Getting a full night of restful sleep is really important for maintaining a good mood, staying focused at work or school, and just being healthy. Sleep is when your body regenerates itself, and when we…. read more

How to Treat Minor Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is surprisingly common, especially among athletes and other people who use their shoulders a lot of reaching and lifting. But even people who don’t use their shoulders excessively can still wind up with minor aches and pains. Fortunately, a lot of minor shoulder pain can be relieved with some simple TLC. When minor…. read more

Tai Chi for Arthritis Related Knee Pain

Wave hands like clouds. Repulse monkey left and right. White crane spreads its wings. If these phrases sound familiar to you, then you’re probably a practitioner of tai chi. And if you’re not, maybe you should be — especially if you suffer from knee arthritis. Most people think of tai chi as a mindfulness exercise,…. read more

Rotator Cuff Injuries – Shoulder Pain In Focus

“Rotator cuff” might sound like some sort of car part, but it’s actually a part of your shoulder joint — a really important part. Your rotator cuff is a collection of muscles, tendons, and ligaments that work together to help your shoulder move. The cuff also keeps the ball part of the shoulder joint inside…. read more

Treating Chronic Knee Pain

Acute knee pain is pretty common — most of us have experienced at least mild knee pain after a day of strenuous activity. And in those cases, painful symptoms usually go away after a little rest and maybe an ice pack or two. Now imagine having knee pain on a regular basis — or even…. read more


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Read about Jack a multi-sport athlete, who suffered from a multi-ligament tear in his knee. Read about Abigail who fell and tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Life changing stories of patients healed by Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel.

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