July 17, 2014: Back pain is common, but for Barbara Jones, it created a domino effect that affected her whole body. As a teenager, she had rod fusion surgery to address a severe case of scoliosis. Years later, she had back surgery again to address symptoms of degenerative disk disease.
In this episode, she and her physical therapist discuss how these conditions didn't just affect her back, but her whole body. She had severe tightness throughout her whole body that affected her mobility and ability to exercise, and ultimately caused her to tear a rotator cuff.
Read more about degenerative disk disease and rotator cuff tears at MoveForwardPT.com
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