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Assessing for Lat and Teres Tightness with Overhead Shoulder Mobility

Limitations in overhead shoulder mobility are common and often a frequent source of nagging shoulder pain and decreased performance. I feel like the mobility trends I am seeing are focused on torquing the shoulder joint to try to improve overhead mobility. Here’s a quick and easy video demo on how to assess the lat and teres during arm elevation.

Enhancing Overhead Shoulder Mobility

Enhancing Overhead Shoulder Mobility

Overhead shoulder mobility is one of the things that a large majority of people could all improve on if addressed appropriately.

Self-myofascial release teres major

Self Myofascial Release for the Teres Major

A couple of months ago I wrote an article about the importance of the teres major muscle and how I often find it an area of tightness in my clients.  I recommended focusing on that area during manual therapy and some of your self myofascial release techniques. I’ve had a lot of readers ask for […]

Self-myofascial release teres major

Teres Major: An Important Muscle that is Often Overlooked in Throwers

Working on the teres major soft tissue with some self myofascial release techniques is an important, yet often overlooked, area to emphasize in baseball pitchers and other overhead athletes.