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Shoulder Stability and Scapular Strength with the Pronator

A New Exercise for Strength and Stability of the Shoulder

Here is a neat little trick to train the rotator cuff to stabilize while moving the scapular. This is a great drill to develop strength and stability of the shoulder.

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5 Tips for Treating Scapular Winging

5 Tips for Treating Scapular Winging

In this presentation, I discuss how I treat some of the difficult patients with scapular winging. I’ll overview 5 tips I use to facilitate better scapular movement and reduce winging. These are great tips that really work when you have a significant amount of winging.

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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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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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Assessing Shoulder and Scapular Dynamic Mobility

Assessing Shoulder and Scapular Dynamic Mobility

A thorough assessment of the shoulder must look at the posture and dynamic mobility of both the shoulder and scapula. More importantly, we need to assess the interaction between the shoulder and scapula and not look at the two in isolation.

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