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How to Cue the Scapula During Shoulder Exercises

How to Cue the Scapula During Shoulder Exercises

In today’s video, I share my thoughts on the common cue of retracting your scapulae together while performing shoulder exercises.

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The Influence of Pain on Shoulder Mechanics

The Influence of Pain on Shoulder Biomechanics

A recent research report in JOSPT examined how the shoulder and scapula of people with pain moves differently than those without pain.

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ER Press Exercise

Great Exercise to Enhance Posterior Shoulder Strength, Endurance, and Overhead Stability

I wanted to share an exercise I have been incorporating into my programs lately to develop posterior shoulder strength, endurance, and overhead stability. I call it the ER Press as it combines shoulder external rotation in an abducted position with an overhead press. When performed with exercise tubing, it provides an anterior force that the […]

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PCL posterior cruciate ligament

Can PCL Injuries Be Successfully Treated Without Surgery?

Recent research looks at the outcomes of subjects with PCL deficient knees that were followed for up to 21 years.

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Keys to Tommy John Rehabilitation

The Keys to Tommy John Rehabilitation

This month’s Inner Circle webinar was on The Keys to Tommy John Rehabilitation. in this presentation, I overview what I feel are the most important concepts to understand when rehabbing from UCL reconstruction surgery, or Tommy John Surgery.

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Base of Support

Base of Support and Core Stability

Building athletes isn’t always just about strength and power, it’s also about movement quality and control. Watch for compensations at the base of support for signs of poor lumbopelvic and core stability.

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Assessing_Scapular_Position

Assessing Scapular Position

While I have openly stated in the past that assessing scapular position is not as significant as looking at dynamic mobility, I do feel it is worth starting your assessment with position. You have to know where to start to know where to go.

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Band Resisted Horizontal Abduction with a Press

A New Exercise for Shoulder, Scapula, and Core Control

Here is an exercise that works shoulder, scapula, & core control. I’m a fan of exercises that promote strength & stability in one exercise.

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