Newton_s_First_Law_and_Physical_Therapy

Newton_s_First_Law_a - NEWTONSFIRSTLAWAND PHYSICALTHERAPY PINCHEDNERVES comestonerves,andneckpaincan shoulder. intheshoulderitself,duetothe

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NEWTON’S FIRST LAW AND  PHYSICAL THERAPY
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PINCHED NERVES The neck is a complex place when it  comes to nerves, and neck pain can  stem from all manner of things,  including a pinched nerve in the  shoulder. Nerves can become trapped  in the shoulder itself, due to the  cramped conditions in an area called  the  brachial plexus . The brachial  plexus has a number of cervical  nerves travelling through it to the  upper limbs. Note:  Pinched shoulder nerves  prevent people from lifting their  arm.
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TREATMENTS? Ice – This will reduce inflammation. What if ice does not work? Physical Therapy Routine - TRACTION
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CERVICAL TRACTION One technique used by physical therapist  and chiropractors to provide pain relief  and improve motion is  cervical traction.  Traction gently extends the neck  opening the spaces between the cervical  vertebrae and temporarily alleviating 
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course PHYS 121 taught by Professor Burgeson during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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