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The Art of Shoulder Maintenance

Given that I wanted to take a time to write about a question patients frequently ask relating to shoulder pain, rotator cuff tears and why am I in therapy if my is torn? First off let me talk about the shoulder as a joint. It is a very poorly constructed joint with respect to stability, however it is a very functional joint in that we have tons o...

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Stretching 101

Stretching takes on many forms and can have varied results in different individuals. In the end, your body type, physical condition, and exercise goals will determine the best stretches (if any!) for your body. For others, foam rolling is more effective. There are plenty of videos and articles describing “How To.” However, for the best results...

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Exploring the Rotator Cuff

Where is it? The is located in the shoulder or glenohumeral joint. The glenoid is the surface of the shoulder blade which meets the upper arm bone (humerus) to form the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff muscles cover the surfaces of the shoulder blade (scapula) and then become tendonous as they insert (attach) onto the humerus. ...

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