shoulder injury

Donnie Thompson is a retired powerlifter turned physical therapist. He specializes helping others be strong, mobile, and to prevent or recover from injury. Here are four videos to help you do that.
Approximately 36% of injuries that occur in weight training involve the shoulder. A new study examines which exercises are more common in athletes with shoulder impingement.
I'm a yoga teacher who teaches mobility at a CrossFit box. I love the community, but have some issues with the program. We all need some honest feedback from the outside from time to time.
While there is a large chance many of us will need to stop pressing due to the shoulders issues, there is no need to stop overhead work all together.
How do you minimize the chances of a shoulder injury? And what is the best course of action if you do incur one? Read these ten articles to help you work it all out.
Reality is most of us are messed up in some way and there are just some things we shouldn’t do. But there’s always a way to work around a problem, avoid injury, and keep edging our way forward.
I'm going to give advice counter to at least 99% of what is out there. When doing pull ups, it is generally indicated to keep the shoulders packed down. I don't think that's the best you can do.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: pull ups, the athlete's manifesto, the adrenal system, and more!
Many of us internally rotate our arms all day long while we work. Sadly, this exact positioning is a set up for a shoulder impingement or rotator cuff or labrum tear down the road.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, masters athletes, lower back pain, yoga and more!
A decrease in scapular control places the glenohumeral joint at a mechanical disadvantage, and bigger muscles start to compensate for the smaller ones getting no love. Result? Shoulder pain.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: shoulder injuries, strongman, nutrition, supplements, and more!
The most common complaint I hear in my practice is “I hurt myself doing kipping pull ups.” And the most frequent question I ask is, “Do you have your strict pull up?”
By correcting your mechanics and teaching your body how to move more efficiently, you’ll quit f’ing up your shoulder and start f’ing up WODs.
Most athletes deal with shoulder pain at one point or another. The root cause for most of them is shoulder instability. But what causes instability and how can you fix it?
The Rotater is an awesome product for shoulder stretching or strengthening for rehab. It works best for internal and external rotation. Something many of us are lacking.
Let's take a close look at all the potential movements we can execute with the shoulder joint. Then, let's look at how we can strengthen the joint and girdle to protect ourselves from injury.