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Shoulder Bursitis Pain

Shoulder Bursitis Pain

Shoulder pain can be a giant pain in the butt!  Your shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, and most people are unaware of, or forget its importance in undertaking daily activities.  Once they develop shoulder pain, they soon realise!The most common cause of shoulder pain that I personally come across in a clinical setting is bursitis of the glenohumeral joint.  This usually fits into a syndrome named shoulder impingement which occurs when there is impingement between the tendons…

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Understanding Hip Rotation

Understanding Hip Rotation

What is external and internal hip rotation?You’ve probably heard that your glutes (aka ass) are important muscles. They directly influence hip position and when activated correctly they can help your body move in an ideal way for specific tasks.The glutes are one of the muscle groups responsible for external (outward) rotation of the hip.  External rotation is important because it increases torque in the joint.  When you add this rotation it removes the slack within the joint making it very…

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