In order to understand how injuries in our shoulder occur, we first have to understand the anatomy. Once we get the anatomy down we can start to understand the injury mechanisms. In this quick 5 minute video I go over the relevant anatomy of the shoulder joint as it relates to common injuries like impingement, rotator cuff issues and labral tears. Check it out below:
Now that we understand the functional anatomy, we can start to understand the mechanisms of injury behind these problems. Check out the video below to learn more:
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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Out of Pain and Back to High Level Fitness
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With this course you'll learn exactly how these injuries occur, how to correct them and how to get back to the training you love.
Husky Rotator Cuffs,
Dan Pope DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF L1
How to Modify the Bench Press for Shoulder Pain
How to Perform Dips and Push-ups Without Hurting Your Shoulders
Anatomy of Shoulder Impingement, Rotator Cuff and Labral Tears
4 Step Checklist for Battle Ready Shoulders
Understanding The Shoulder Pain Epidemic in CrossFit Athletes (Part 4: Programming and Periodization)
Understanding The Shoulder Pain Epidemic in CrossFit Athletes (Part 3 : Load and Volume Management)
Why Does Pressing Hurt the Shoulder but Not Pulling?
7 Reasons Why Your Shoulders Get Hurt in the Gym: Part 3