fsrc shoulder education Archives - Shoulder Rehab & Performance

Frozen Shoulder Affects 6 Million Americans

Frozen shoulder ??   ... really?  Is that even a "real" sickness? ...c'mon .. you're pulling my leg .. right? I wondered the same thing the first time I heard the term.  But it's really a condition that affects 2% of people. ...based on a US population of 316 million ... frozen shoulder strikes 6,320,00 Americans !!  Here's something that's even crazier ... NO ONE REALLY KNOWS WHAT CAUSES FROZEN SHOULDER !! Frozen Shoulder from Wikipedia - … [Read more...]

Rotator Cuff Stability .. Get Some Rhythm

Shoulder stability ... that's a broad, vague term.  What ... EXACTLY ... does shoulder stability mean? Shoulder stability is remarkably complex and refers to the ability of 4 very small rotator cuff muscles to hold the "ball" of the upper arm on the "socket" of the shoulder blade. Here are some interesting facts ... the "ball" of the humerus is only slightly smaller than a billiard ball the "socket" of the shoulder blade is about the … [Read more...]

Flag Press – Try Something Different for your Shoulders

I LIKE clubbells - ( Clubbell alternative - Get a sledgehammer or 2 ) - and I think they are a great way to improve both shoulder stability and shoulder mobility. PLUS .. clubbells seem very shoulder friendly ... Maybe it's because I'm older and hopefully wiser ... BUT I've finally come to the conclusion that you don't have to do the traditional weightlifting movements to develop shoulder strength.  Don't get me wrong ... I wish I could … [Read more...]

Searching and Sharing Shoulder Rehab & Performance Info

We discovered a treasure trove of shoulder rehab and performance links for you in the last couple of days.  From preventing shoulder impingements to improving shoulder flexibility to tips for bench pressing with less shoulder pain.  If it's shoulder related, then we're gonna find it and share it. We're also very excited that All-American swimmer and current US Open 50 m Freestyle champion, Karl Krug is using the Rotater and has shared his … [Read more...]

Scapula Movement and Shoulder Health

Get your scapula moving !! Did you know ... limited shoulder mobility may have nothing to do with your shoulder joint.  What ??  That's right ... the joint most people think of ... where your upper arm bone attaches ... may be working just find.  BUT the problem may be your scapula.  YEAH ... that's the ticket.  Your scapula is supposed to elevate one degree for every 2 degrees your shoulder elevates. If your scapula isn't moving correctly … [Read more...]

BandBell SpringBar Shoulder Press and More

Lookout ... we're making some big changes here at Shoulder Rehab & Performance.  Between this website, the Rotater website, our Facebook page, Twitter page, Google+ page and our Pinterest account ... we post an incredible amount of shoulder information. Shoulder rehab videos, shoulder performance videos, shoulder rehab articles ... you name it ... if it's shoulder-related, there's a good chance you can find it on one of our blogs or social … [Read more...]

Tips After Shoulder Surgery

Okay .. you're going to have shoulder surgery.  You know all about the surgery ... the pain ... the rehab.  BUT, are you prepared for day to day living while in a sling? What's your plan for sleeping?  Oh yeah ... this is a big deal Shoulder exercises How to deal with your sling ... putting it on and taking it off ... safely and and painlessly as possibly How to get dressed and undressed Prepping your home Video Help - Tips after … [Read more...]