fsrc rotator cuff Archives - Shoulder Rehab & Performance

The World’s Most Difficult Rotator Cuff Exercise?

There are a lot of great rotator cuff exercises ... from those that isolate the subscapularis to the ones that require complete shoulder girdle involvement.  You're only limited by your imagination and have a wide variety of rotator cuff exercises to choose from. The "real" question is ... Which rotator cuff exercise do YOU need? Dan Blewett, from Warbird Training Academy specializes in developing pitchers and has devised a great … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Non-Rhythmic Stabilizations for Rotator Cuff Strength

What the heck are rotator cuff perturbations?  Imagine trying to hold your hand in an extended postion away from your body ... your arm can be straight or it can be bent.  While you are holding your hand it this fixed position, another person tries to rapidly push and pull your wrist to and fro while you attempt to maintain your original position. You can be standing, kneeling, lying or in another position. Another name for this technique … [Read more...]