Rotator cuff

Rotator Cuff

A search term on my blog yesterday was “rotator cuff exercises for stroke patient.”  The exercises to strengthen the rotator cuff are the same whether you had a stroke or not. The muscles and nerves are all the same as… Read More ›

Labrum

There’s a labrum at the shoulder joint and at the hip joint. These joints, the shoulder and hip, are called ball-and-socket joints. At the end of both the upper arm bone and thigh, the end near the body, is a… Read More ›

Scapular Winging

This is so not a neuro thing, but I found myself doing it today in my neuro OT.  So you’ll want to pay attention to this.  The scapula is the shoulder-blade.  Do you ever feel like your shoulder-blade pops out a little too… Read More ›

Scapular Stabilizers

Getting your rotator cuff strong is probably the most important thing you can do for the shoulder.  BUT, you have to get these muscles strong too.  The scapula is the shoulder-blade.  If the scapula isn’t stabilized then doing the rotator cuff… Read More ›

Rotator Cuff

Your rotator cuff is in your shoulder.  It’s made up of 4 muscles.  The acronym for these muscles is SITS.  That stands for the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis.  These muscles are responsible for most of the motion of the… Read More ›