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A Simple Shoulder Assessment
June 1, 2009 – 10:04 am | Comments Off on A Simple Shoulder Assessment
A Simple Shoulder Assessment

I’d like to share with you a simple technique to assess if the scapular movement is to blame in a painful shoulder.
Let’s say you have a client who comes in for a sports massage complaining …

Levator Scapula and Shoulder Impingement
March 10, 2009 – 5:52 am | Comments Off on Levator Scapula and Shoulder Impingement
Levator Scapula and Shoulder Impingement

When a client comes in with a diagnosis of shoulder impingement, it really just labels an injury.   That is, a soft-tissue structure (tendon or bursa) is being compressed between two unyielding structures (bones or ligament).  …