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Looking for feedback: I realised (for reasons described below) that I and my students probably had quite weak rotator cuff muscles. There are a lot of stretches for the rotator cuff in the ST program, and we all know the strengthening exercises that use small weights, resistance bands, and walls. But I didnt want to use weights or resistance bands in the class (we dont have them), and the walls arent available for use. I wanted to use just the floor and body weight. Also, many of my students are elderly and some have long-standing injuries to a shoulder, so I wanted my exercises to be (1) safe
Hello! I'm new to the forums, and I want to start off with a puzzling stretching issue that has been bothering me for some time, and it has to deal with the internal rotation of my shoulder (ankle joint restriction is another problem of mine but I'll share that in another topic). My goal is to make more substantial progress with clasping my hands behind my back (cow face pose, or the shoulder stretch from the FMS). I've used both Master Shoulder Flexibility and Stretching and Flexibility 2nd Ed. The major problem I'm facing is pressure/discomfort in the front delt as well as stagnati
I have had a number of questions from patients recently about rotator cuff problems. My comments assume that the problems that the individuals report actually have something to do with the rotator cuff ("RC") muscles muscles. In both cases the patient was recommended to do "rotator cuff exercises". This is skating over a pond with very thin ice. I will have to make these RC videos soon because we have not recorded them anywhere and clearly there is a fundamental lack of knowledge about this problem out there in the treatment environment. I say this because after speaking to both of these pati