Knee pain is pervasive among runners. It has the power to reduce a smooth and confident runner to a wounded animal who can’t make it down the street. Yet there is a single telltale sign that can reveal an increased risk of pain before it begins.
Pain and Rehab
Whether you are a weekend warrior, throwing a baseball in the Majors or working to get to the CrossFit Games, a torn labrum is not a career-ending injury.
It may disrupt training and competition for a few months, but the majority of labral tears can be addressed successfully with non-operative care.
This is a good place to start if you want a better understanding of the shoulder anatomy and movements. Consider this article the cliff notes for a Shoulder 101 course. It will cover the assembly and mechanics, but not too sciency or overly complicated. Using this...
You cannot build a strong stable shoulder without a rotator cuff to support it. But that doesn’t mean you need to isolate each specific rotator cuff muscle to push your gains. There are far more effective ways to get it done!
There is a common cause of shoulder pain—and there’s a good chance it’s the reason your shoulder hurts.
People are often surprised about the treatments for low back and knee pain. The therapist will probably spend some time addressing the place that hurts, but then most of the session is dedicated to exercises that seem unrelated to the knee or back. That’s because...
Your shoulder doesn’t hurt for no good reason! The nervous system senses a problem and is asking for you to fix it. Notice I said your nervous system is asking for a change…not your body.
True pain is not something that occurs in the tissues. Rather it’s the summation of your environment and experiences in your past. Yes, the past.