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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Husky Rotator Cuffs,
Dan Pope DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF L1
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Shoulder Impingement: Part 4 – The Thoracic Spine and Ribcage’s Role in Impingement
Shoulder Impingement: Part 3 – The Shoulder Blade’s Role in Impingement
Shoulder Impingement: Part 2 – What Happens at the Shoulder Joint During Impingement
Shoulder Impingement: Part 1 – What It Is and Why It’s Important
Anatomy of Shoulder Impingement, Rotator Cuff and Labral Tears
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Understanding The Shoulder Pain Epidemic in CrossFit Athletes (Part 4: Programming and Periodization)