fsrc shoulder injury Archives - Shoulder Rehab & Performance

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...]

How to Injure Your Shoulder

I was racking by brain for something to blog about when I stumbled across this first video.  People who perform dumb stunts usually pay the price ... often resulting in shoulder injuries.  The other videos were pretty easy to find. Fall from a poorly balanced chair / table Get a skateboard and go real fast Jump from a high place .. aka - Gravity sucks Yep..speed again .. and testosterone Snow, ice, youth and testosterone Shoulder … [Read more...]

A Dynamic Shoulder Mobility Warmup

What do you do to warmup your shoulders prior to working out?  You do warmup your shoulders ... right? The scary thing is that most people either don't warmup at all or perform a warmup that is hazardous to their shoulder health. Don't do this shoulder warmup !! I've seen it many times ... guys go to the gym ... it's chest day, so they're pumped to bench.  The first thing the do (and I used to be just as guilty) is external / internal … [Read more...]

Shoulder Mobility for Powerlifters … and YOU

I don't think of powerlifters being extremely mobile.  In fact, I picture those guys as tanks that can move anything that gets in their way. Donnie Thompson is one of those guys ... BUT he's not.  Donne is one of powerlifting's legends who has made it his mission to learn and teach mobility to anyone who will listen.  If you think really BIG guys can't be mobile, then you need to watch Donnie as he demonstrates how you can have better shoulder … [Read more...]

Shoulder Prehab … Fix It Before You Break It

Your shoulder will give you some trouble ... pain, discomfort or non-performance.  It's inevitable and just a matter of time ... UNLESS .. you take some preventive steps now. Factors affecting your shoulder age .. as you age, you become more likely to injure your shoulder or experience shoulder pain activity level ... if you're a "weekend" warrior, you can expect that sooner or later, you will have a shoulder injury health condition … [Read more...]

How to Diagnose a Torn Rotator Cuff

You have shoulder pain ... abnormal, "won't go away", "can't sleep at night" - shoulder pain.  I know ... you're wondering ... "Do I have a torn rotator cuff"? ...right? So, what can you do?  Here's the honest, no BS answer - GO TO YOUR DOCTOR!  He can perform a series of simple tests ... right in his office that will give him a pretty good indication as to whether or not your rotator cuff is torn.   Based on these office tests, he may order … [Read more...]