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GIRD Mike Reinold

What You Need to Know About GIRD: What It Is and What it Isn’t

Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, or GIRD, continues to be one of the most polarizing topics in baseball sports medicine. Here is everything you need to know to truly understand GIRD, including a new definition designed to clear up confusion.

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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.

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Why and How to Stretch Before You Throw

Why and How to Stretch Before You Throw

Throwing a ball makes your shoulder tight. It’s a fact. Here is why, and more importantly how, you should be stretching before you throw.

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Bilateral glenohumeral internal rotation

Shoulder Adaptations Over the Course of a Baseball Season

The shoulder of overhead athletes is exposed to extreme demands over the course of a competitive season. Subsequent changes in scapular and glenohumeral range of motion is possible and should be considered when designing injury prevent and rehabilitation programs.

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Inner Circle

3 Ways to Gain Shoulder Internal Rotation – Without Stretching Into IR or the Posterior Capsule!

Stretching the shoulder into excessive IR or mobilizing the posterior capsule isn’t always advantageous or even needed to gain shoulder internal rotation. Here are 3 simple ways to gain immediate motion.

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