CASE STUDY: Kerri Walsh + SHOULDER injury = fixed
OK so if you remember from one of my SHOULDER blogs (HERE), I said I'll do a case study on an internationally known athlete demonstrating how someone could hurt their shoulder. Well, here it is...introducing Kerri Walsh. If you are an "OVERHEAD ATHLETE," this should be on your priority read list. For the past two months or so, shoulder injuries hit an all-time high, particularly for professional < recreational overhead athletes. So I feel the need to drill this material into
Responding to email questions: "Why is my shoulder hurting and how can I fix it?"
I have been getting a lot of emails from Crossfitters and recreational Oly lifters about the shoulder complex, "WHY are the newer-more-recreational members of Crossfit and Olympic Weightlifting more susceptible to shoulder injuries?" I have posted a few blogs about common causes of shoulder impairments, particularly for the participants mentioned above. I recommend reading through them (HERE) and (HERE) if you really want to better grasp the complexity and learn how to prev
Shoulder issues on the rise this month!
By: Meredith Scott April 16, 2015 Pain felt in the shoulder area can sometimes be coming from your neck. This is due to the nerves and muscles that arise from your neck pass through your shoulder on their way down the arm. The nerves from your neck also travel down your arm through the Brachial Plexus, thus neck pain may extend down your arm (Schwart, 2005). Typical issues surrounding pain of the shoulder due to cervical spine pain include cervical spondylosis, which is arthr