Swimmer's Shoulder and Related Info
About Appropriate Flexibility for Swimmers Shoulder
Appropriate levels of flexibility in the rotator cuff and general shoulder region will promote a proper range of motion in all planes of movement to help decrease the likelihood of Swimmers Shoulder developing
About Causes of Swimmers Shoulder
There are many possible reasons for Swimmer's Shoulder (SS) to develop. SS injury and pain from impingement and other related issues seems to occur under one or more of the following circumstances...
About Exercises to Establish Muscle Balance
To decrease instability issues and increase strength and muscle endurance that can result in impingement and Swimmers Shoulder, specific exercises can be performed to develop balanced-strength in the scapula’s stabilizers and the shoulder’s rotator cuff
About Management and Rehabilitation of Swimmers Shoulder
A systematic process of rehabilitation and management for an impingement like Swimmer's Shoulder (SS)...
About Overview of Swimmer's Shoulder
Identifying and employing methods to decrease the incidence, duration, or intensity of Swimmer's Shoulder (SS) episodes could allow an affected athlete to return to training or competition sooner, or could prevent an athlete from encountering a SS injury.
About Prevention of Swimmer's Shoulder
If Swimmer's Shoulder is ultimately an impingement problem related to overuse, and there are ways to decrease the probability of that impingement occurring, then it logically follows that SS could be made less probable to occur
About the Shoulder
All about the shoulder from the About.com Physical Therapy site.
About Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Injuries are nearly as common as knee injuries. Learn about the most common shoulder injuries, treatments and prevention tips.
About Signs and Symptoms of Swimmers Shoulder
Swimmers Shoulder is frequently described as an impingement problem in the rotator cuff area, felt as anterior shoulder pain.
About Swimmer's Shoulder
No one works hard, swimming lap after lap, just to get injured. But that may be the cause of swimmer's shoulder. Lap after lap - done the wrong way too often or too fast.
About Swimming Technique Modifications for Swimmers Shoulder
A swimmer’s stroke technique may be altered to reduce the likelihood or severity of a potential impingement between the rotator cuff and the coracoacromial arch and an episode of Swimmer's Shoulder.
About Training Program Elements to Reduce Swimmers Shoulder
Several different training items should be considered when dealing with Swimmers Shoulder
Reducing Occurences of Swimmer's Shoulder - Part I
Swim coaches frequently encounter swimmers complaining of pain in one or both of their shoulders. This pain (and its underlying cause) is often associated with swimming freestyle, and seems to occur most often in the swimmer%u2019s anterior shoulder region, but could also occur in other shoulder regions.
Swimming and Shoulder Injuries
Most sports come with injuries to accompany them. Although swimming is, by most standards, not a sport associated with high risk of injury, it does have it’s own problems. For swimmers, by far the biggest source of sidelining swimming injuries is the shoulder.