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  • Free Radicals and Their Effect on Tendon Strength
    There are many factors that influence the way our bodies respond to injury and illness, such as age, gender, activity level, genetic predisposition, medical history and diet. While all of these factors play an important role in the healing process, the one that has recently drawn widespread attention in the scientific community is diet. It […]
  • Effective Exercises For Young Adults With Shoulder Impingement
    Shoulder injury can be debilitating, painful and have a direct effect on a person’s quality of life. Unfortunately shoulder injuries are still quite common, both in athletes and the general population. A majority of these cases stem from either chronic overuse or acute trauma to the shoulder, arm, neck or upper back. This results in […]
  • Accelerated Return To Elite Rugby League Following Labral Repair
    Contact sports like Rugby League are often rough on the joints and soft tissue structures of the body. Frequent impacts and heavy tackle collisions can cause structural damage to the shoulder and acute injury needing medical attention. In 2007, a study of 142 rugby players indicated that tearing of the glenoid labrum occurred in as […]
  • Preventing Little League Baseball Pitching Injuries
    If your child is a pitcher in baseball or throws a ball of some sort overhead then this video is essential viewing as your child’s sporting future could depend on it. In the video I discuss: 00:45 – Does your child have this potential danger sign when pitching? 01:15 – The biggest problem for little […]
  • Preventing Shoulder Injury In Overhead Sports
    Shoulder injuries plague athletes of all description at all levels of sport, however they are more commonly seen in sports that involve overhead movements of the shoulder, such as swimming, and cricket. A majority of shoulder injuries in both cricket and swimming arise from over use of the shoulder joint. It has been reported that […]
  • What is Subacromial Bursitis?
    There are approximately between 7 to 12 bursae (fluid filled sac) around the shoulder joint helping to decrease friction between shoulder joint structures during normal movements. The subacromial/subdeltoid, subcoracoid and subscapular bursa commonly referred to in the literature, could be described in lay man’s terms as the “oil in the engine”. The subacromial bursa then […]
  • More Workout Tips to Protect Your Shoulder in The Gym
    In this episode of Shoulder Guy TV, Luke gives an update on his gym related shoulder niggle and what strategies have helped get rid of his shoulder pain in less than 21 days. Check out these tips below: 00:32 – Don’t overload an already overloaded shoulder 00:40 – How to make sure you’re training pain […]
  • How to Get Yourself Off a Shoulder Surgical Wait List.
    Watch the video below to discover more about the positive effects of a specific shoulder exercise program to potentially decrease your need for shoulder surgery. The truth is in this case even non specific exercise made a difference for some. Subacromial impingement syndrome is a condition in which the internal structures of the shoulder are […]
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Natural History and Treatment Options
    Your arms can perform a wide range of activity without experiencing pain when tissues and muscles surrounding the rotator cuff that connects the arm bone to the shoulder blade are healthy. Supporting the rotator cuff are tendons which consist of water and collagen. The tendon functions in a characteristic stretching and compressing action at either […]
  • Signs & Symptoms of Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
    The shoulder is part of a complex structure of joint, bone, muscles and tissues that are responsible for arm and hand movements. Problems in the soft tissues of the shoulder can lead to shoulder pain that may be a sign of injury to the rotator cuff also known as rotator cuff tendinopathy. Shoulder pain may […]