Browsing All posts tagged under »scapular winging«

Example of impaired movement causing shoulder pain

April 20, 2018

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Here’s a video illustrating how impaired movement can cause someone pain. In this particular video it’s shoulder pain. Pay careful attention to the right scapula (shoulder blade). The impairment is progressive so be patient and watch the whole thing. Also, It helps to look back and forth between the right and the left to see […]

An example of correcting scapular winging in one minute

February 24, 2016

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My girlfriend and I started playing tennis recently. She has an extensive throwing background due to pitching at Oklahoma. Partially due to this, she has to be careful about her throwing arm sometimes. (Lot of mileage on that arm.) Playing tennis is one of those times. We were playing for almost two hours and things were going […]

A quick way to work on scapular winging

December 4, 2013

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In Musings on scapular winging there was a comment exchange where I had trouble getting through to the person the importance not just of proper exercises, but not letting the scapula(e) wing during the day. If you let your scapula wing for 23 hours, 1 hour of exercise is unlikely to get the job done. For […]

Musings on scapular winging: Anatomy (muscular and nerve), causes, and exercise considerations

July 25, 2013

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I’m going to reference Scapular winging: anatomical review, diagnosis, and treatments often. – Anatomy of scapular winging (muscular) Serratus anterior Of course, we have to start with this muscle. The serratus anterior protracts and upwardly rotates the scapula. Let’s use a nice quote from the paper to get more specific. Pictures and bolding from me: “The serratus […]

The rotator cuff is not a muscle

February 12, 2013

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In my post on the anatomy of the IT band I mentioned the band is consistently talked about like it’s a muscle, when in fact it is a band comprised of multiple muscles. It’s not a muscle; it’s made of muscles. The rotator cuff is similar. The rotator cuff is not a muscle; it is […]