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Forum: Injuries 01-24-2008, 07:55 PM
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Forum: Injuries 01-24-2008, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

True Dan.

But it's also true that a lot of the 'problems' that people have basically have very simple answers.

Internet "diagnosing" is quite fun for me actually and I'm fairly decent at it...
Forum: Injuries 01-21-2008, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

To be honest you don't need a PT.. but you have to be diligent with fixing your posture, strengthening your rhomboids and external rotators and loosing up your thoracic spine + getting your scapular...
Forum: Injuries 01-20-2008, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

Yeah, that's definitely too much too quickly. Your new schedule looks better at least until you adapt fairly well to that.
Forum: Injuries 01-19-2008, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

There's some critical stuff deep in the shoulder like the labrum and long head of the biceps so deep ache is generally not good. Clicking is usually associated with the labrum or bursas rubbing...
Forum: Injuries 01-19-2008, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

Usually 2-3 times a week after your workouts.

If they are fairly weak when you're starting out I would go about 3 sets of about 15 or so. Basically gotta get them working first with higher reps...
Forum: Injuries 01-11-2008, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

Seriously.. I don't know what is up with you guys and not resting or at least avoiding the exercises if you're starting to get pain. You're just hindering yourself maybe weeks if not months or more...
Forum: Injuries 01-10-2008, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

In your first post you said...



Which, when combined with these pictures suggests most likely some sort of tendonitis with the supraspinatus (as it is in that area and the most often injured RC...
Forum: Injuries 01-09-2008, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

Uhm, well, elbows and shoulders are totally different joints.. so it can't be similar, lol.
Forum: Injuries 01-07-2008, 11:52 PM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

Strict presses, HSPUs and maybe thrusters should more or less have the active shoulders you're talking about where you shove them as high as you can to keep them active (aka push them as far away...
Forum: Injuries 01-07-2008, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

That's actually a very good video. I would recommend it to anyone with shoulder problems. All of the exercises have intended targets whether it be the RC or scapulae or whatnot.

The only thing...
Forum: Injuries 01-06-2008, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

Generally, you can somewhat tell what it is by what exercises are hurting it... but sometimes it's a bit harder than that which is why it is good to know locations.

Is yours more of a multi-area...
Forum: Injuries 01-05-2008, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Steven Low
Re: Avoiding shoulder injuries, and fixing them - What's the best course of action?

RC exercises are not the answer to all shoulder problems nor is quitting exercises or even going light. First you have to determine what the actual problem is.. mostly due to what hurts on what...
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