Mobility Monday | Ep 9 | Rotator Cuff Release
Today’s episode will be covering a fantastic trigger ball technique to release the rotator cuffs of the shoulder which can alleviate anterior shoulder pain.
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- Shoulder rotator cuff consists of four muscles, the infraspinatus, supraspinatus, subscapularis and teres minor.
- The subscapularis sits very inferior/deep which results in it being incredibly difficult to effectively release yourself without manual therapy. But, with a trigger ball we can work through the superficial rotator cuff muscles to improve glenohumeral congruence.
QUES FOR THE DRILL:
- Roll around till you find a “hot spot” and initially it will be quite painful so just hold it till the pain is less intense.
- Pack your shoulder “back and down” when lying on your side and don’t allow the shoulder/humeral head to shift while going through internal and external rotation.
AGAIN THANKS TO:
Eric Cressey and the crew from Cressey Sports Performance.
I hope this easy and effective drill can help you out to stay lifting and performing happily and healthy!
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