That repetitive overhead motion - whether it's in workers or athletes - really takes its toll on the shoulder.
Maybe this is why Shoulder Impingement is the most frequent cause of doctor's visits for musculoskeletal conditions.
We see this all the time in PT, don't we?
On top of the nagging pain, our patients are left wondering what is going wrong in their shoulder...
And we need to educate them!
This week's Patient Education article is all about Shoulder Impingement:
- What is it
- What is pinching what
- Why the position and control of the shoulder blade is so important
- What to mobilize and what to strengthen to help improve
Plus a few great exercise videos patients can start on in their recovery...