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The Wrong Way to do Shoulder Exercises

A couple of weeks ago I posted on the relationship of shoulder impingement and poor ratios of upper and lower trapezius strength.  For those that follow my writings, you’ll know that I am constantly stating that we need to … Read more >

Identifying Early Signs and Symptoms of Adhesive Capsulitis

image In my opinion, one of the most challenging disorders of the shoulder to properly diagnose during the early stages is adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder.  Let me explain that further – once a person has global tightness and loss of … Read more >

How Long Do You Immobilize the Shoulder After a Dislocation?

auxiliary view of glenohumeral joint

A recent guest post from Dan Lorenz discussed immobilizing the shoulder in a position of external rotation following an anterior dislocation. While this concept appears counterintuitive at first glance, there is enough evidence now to support the use of … Read more >

Immobilizing the Shoulder in External Rotation

Today’s post comes from Dan Lorenz, MS, PT, ATC/L, CSCS.  Dan is a graduate of the sports physical therapy fellowship at Duke University and is currently a sports medicine specialist at Providence Medical Center.  He has great experience with a Read more >

The Rationale Behind Shoulder Exercises

imageI am lucky to be able to share my latest journal article from this month’s JOSPT with you,  entitled Current Concepts in the Scientific and Clinical Rationale Behind  Exercises for Glenohumeral and Scapulothoracic Musculature.  I am very excited about … Read more >