The shoulder is our most mobile joint in our body, allowing for movement in many different areas circling all around. We sacrifice stability in exchange to have this mobility. As a result, we have a labrum tissue to help support the ball and socket joint, and rotator cuff muscles that act as an active support to this joint.
Our shoulder complex is actually made up of 3 different joints from the front of our chest bone to the back of our shoulder blade that all move and function together. Unfortunately this leaves lots of opportunity for imbalance that result in pain and dysfunction.
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The Shoulder Joint: Part 2 – Stability
April 16, 2023
The first article in this two-part series discussed the great mobility we get from our shoulder joint. The shoulder joint is one of the most complex and versatile joints in the human body, allowing for a wide range of motion and flexibility. However, due to its complexity and great range of motion, it is prone
The Shoulder Joint: Part 1 – Mobility
April 10, 2023
The shoulder joint is one of the most complex and versatile joints in the human body, allowing for a wide range of motion and flexibility. It is comprised of several structures, including bones, several muscles, tendons, and ligaments that support and move the joint. The shoulder joint provides maximum mobility allowing you to move it
I’m a Movement Expert and My Muscles Are Sore!
February 22, 2023
By Mary Rose Strickland, PT, DPT, OCS Last week I upped my lower body strength training and wow was I sore the next day. It is common after completing a workout or doing strength exercises to experience soreness. The question becomes how to manage that soreness and is there a way to make it go