In part one of the bodybuilding wrist injury series we looked at mobilisation in the early stages, very small ranges of movement to gently stretch the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the wrist. Now we are going to apply slightly more movement and load. Remember that you cannot move onto
Movement of the arm requires joint mobility and muscular stability working together, optimal muscle function of the shoulder girdle is key to a healthy pain free shoulder, neck and arm.
There are a lot of muscles within and around the shoulder that creates movement of the arm, the scapula, the shoulder and
Many people who have tight hamstrings (back of the thigh) will have tight inner thigh or adductor muscles too; they are linked. The adductors are needed to help you walk or run straight.
This is a great stretch that you can do to stretch your inner thigh and it requires very
This exercise is to flatten out your lumbar spine and keep it that way, it is great to use after a ride as your back will take a punishing. When you are on the horse your lumbar spine will be compressed forwards and this will increase spinal curvature in the
This is a different take on a shoulder press that you might be used to but as Therapyroom1 is all about treating patients with injuries rather than a gym this is perfect for patients who want to:
Increase shoulder range of movement
Stretch the upper triceps, rhomboids, trapezius etc.
There are so many people who are suffering from shoulder and upper back pain from either work or sport that we at Therapyroom1 decided to share this motor sports exercise we did with you, (thanks to Richard Owen Plumbing for taking part and the Lincoln Enduro Club)
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The Weighted Side Bend with a ball against a wall is a powerful stretch exercise that our patients will perform to increase range of movement to each side of the body.
This rehab exercise was created by us to generate maximum stretch of all muscles from the hip to the shoulders
There are many horse riders who we have seen with upper back or shoulder injuries which occur in horse riding. Many riders will notice a grinding or clicking when they move their shoulders, this might lead stiffness in the neck also.
Once we have examined and diagnosed the injury this is
The Luge is a winter sport or street sport (it's included in the Winter Olympic Games).
There is a one person or two-person team that rides a flat sled lying supine (face up) and feet first. The sport is usually contested on a specially designed ice track and uses gravity to increase the
This is a great exercise that we created which works many upper body muscles in one move. This idea is similar to the cable pull down but we changed it so that this works in a better rehabilitation way for:
Biceps and triceps