Your Choice For Active Release, Sports Injury, and Chiropractic Care

Schedule an Appointment, Call : 856-228-3100

Locations : Laurel Springs, Haddonfield, Mt Laurel, Somers Point, and Washington Township, NJ

All Posts in Category: Shoulder Pain

For pain: heat, ice or neither?

For pain: heat, ice or neither?

It’s one of our most frequently asked questions. For muscle and joint pain, what’s best—heat or ice? As in much of medicine, the answer—it depends.

First, it’s important to make the distinction between treating the problem and the symptoms. For the most part, heat and ice work on symptoms. It’s been studied and some research suggests a therapeutic benefit, but those results are very limited and not well established.

Neither will do much to mitigate the cause of the pain. But for a pulled muscle, back spasms, twisted ankle or soreness after intense activity—ice or heat can help you feel better. And there’s a third option: nothing. Sometimes it’s best to just leave it alone.

Let’s break it down.

(more…)
Read More
kinesiology taping

Smart support: Dr. Sileo explains kinesiology taping

Kinesiology taping is a terrific tool trainers, therapists and chiropractors use to support the body and enhance movement. It is a precision technique, using a unique, stretchy and flexible athletic tape designed to mimic the properties of skin. My colleagues and I at Mark Kemenosh and Associates use it almost every day and find it very effective for temporary joint and muscle support, pain relief and to enhance posture and mobility.

(more…)
Read More
Working From Home - Back Pain

Working from home can be a real pain. A plan to prevent pain and stiffness.

Technology is a godsend for those of us lucky enough to have kept our jobs during the pandemic. But working from home can leave joints and muscles aching by day’s end.

Since the COVID-19 crisis unfolded quickly, few had the opportunity to prepare for working from home, long-term. Many are making do with what’s on hand – working at the kitchen table, from a laptop or even the coffee table.

Since most of us do not have a fully equipped home office, problems crop up in the neck, back, shoulders, hips and other spots. Fortunately, relief comes down to common sense, making small adjustments to prevent trouble and taking action to keep your joints and muscle limber and healthy during the quarantine.

(more…)

Read More

Taking the pain off your shoulders with Active Release Technique – Dr Mark Kemenosh and Assoicates

Link to original content on ActiveRelease.com – http://activerelease.com/news.asp Pain in your shoulders can affect a wide range of activities. ART® providers treat cases of shoulder pain resulting from as little as working at your computer to participating in activities such as tennis, swimming, and golf. Shoulder pain is commonly slow to respond to traditional treatments, and […]

Read More

Great Articles on STOP Sports Injuries – New Treatment for ACL Repair – Stress Fractures in Basketball – PRP Injections – Rowing Injuries and MORE!

Our good friends at STOP Sports Injuries produce a monthly newsletter with some really solid information almost always based around common sports injuries!  http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/ New Treatment for ACL Repair? By Kayleigh Sullivan, BS, and Brett D. Owens, MD http://aossm.informz.net/admin31/content/template.asp?sid=52347&ptid=1514&brandid=4196&uid=1058329468&mi=6162649&ps=52347 Stress Fractures in Basketball by Grant Jones, MD http://aossm.informz.net/admin31/content/template.asp?sid=52348&ptid=1514&brandid=4196&uid=1058329468&mi=6162649&ps=52348 Keep Rowing Injuries at Bay by Jonathan F. […]

Read More

American Chiropractic Association – Today’s Fashion Can Be Tomorrow’s Pain

There was a very interesting article posted on the American Chiropractic Association’s website recently titled, “Today’s Fashion Can Be Tomorrow’s Pain”.  Dr. Kemenosh is a big advocate for comfortable and supportive shoe wear and you will know this because we almost always look at the footwear of our patients to see if the foundation of […]

Read More