Fast and Easy Warmup for Shoulder Pain in the Weight Room [Guide for Physical Therapists]

By dpope2020

February 9, 2024

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Fast and Easy Warmup for Shoulder Pain in the Weight Room [Guide for Physical Therapists]

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In today's video we go over a Fast and Easy Warmup for Shoulder Pain in the Weight Room [Guide for Physical Therapists]:

  • 0:59 - Research overview
  • 1:53 - Isometrics exercises
  • 3:20 - Scaption isometric exercise
  • 3:39 - Fly isometric exercise
  • 3:52 - Isotonic exercise 
  • 4:15 - Scaption exercise
  • 4:26 - Fly isotonics
  • 4:50 - Extra warm-up sets
  • 6:00 - Sets, Reps, and Exercise Selection

Warmed up and ready to wrestle lions,


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