Tag Archives: rotator cuff

Pain under your shoulder blade? Try stretching your subscapularis

The subscapularis is a muscle under your shoulder blade that is often tight with those individuals that have a painful arm or shoulder.  Since the subscapularis plays a big role in stabilization of the shoulder, tightness is often associated with an impingement that can effect the bursa and the rotator cuff.  Check out the video […]

5 strengthening exercises to avoid at the gym

I will often get asked about weight training and which exercises should be done and others that need to be avoided.  Let’s first start with the 5 to avoid so we don’t reinforce incorrect or faulty movement patterns.  I’ve compiled my “top 5 list to avoid” based on my experience as a Physical Therapist.  Let me give […]