Skip to navigation Skip to Content

Preventing rotator cuff injury

Your shoulder joint is designed for movement. But it can become unstable, leading to a weak and painful shoulder. Warm-up and condition the shoulder joint properly.

During this video you will learn about the shoulder joint and he muscles and tendons that allow the shoulder to rotate.

You will learn the proper techniques for:

  • ​Lateral stretch
  • Pectoral stretch
  • Internal rotation stretch
  • External rotation strengthening exercise
  • Internal rotation strengthening exercise
  • Scapul​​ar squeeze strengthening exercise
  • ​I's, Y's and T's strengthening exercise​

​​​Share comments or questions on this information email: sports.medicine@marshfieldclinic.org​.


 Popular Articles

 

 

Treating injury | Heat Compress | Cold Compress | Sports Wraphttps://www.marshfieldclinic.org/sports-wrap/ice-or-heatTreating injury | Heat Compress | Cold Compress | Sports Wrap
Competing and playing sports when you are sick | Sports Wraphttps://www.marshfieldclinic.org/sports-wrap/playing-while-sickCompeting and playing sports when you are sick | Sports Wrap
Exercising with a sinus infectionhttps://www.marshfieldclinic.org/sports-wrap/sinus-infectionExercising with a sinus infection


Find a sports medicine provider

Find an athletic trainer

Find a Sports Medicine specialist or Athletic Trainer