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Humans of WestcoastSCI: Amy

Humans of WestcoastSCI: Amy

A teenage bright-eyed Amy, after a night of babysitting for a neighbour, would sit on the edge of her seat as the exhausted mother returning from work would tell her stories of nursing in ER. “She was always so tired, but always had this gleam in her eye. She’d be completely exhausted but she’s so happy”.

“If you don’t seek out a change then change isn’t going to happen.”

Importance of Scapular Stability

Importance of Scapular Stability

Your shoulder joint does not act in isolation to create movement in your arm. The muscles of your shoulder and scapula ( shoulder blade ) act together to create all movements of the arm. 

Often the importance of strengthening the muscles controlling the shoulder blade is forgotten. Having a strong, stable, and well moving scapula is important for all baseball, basketball, swimming, overhead lifting or any sport involving the arm. 

Importance of overhead mobility for weightlifting and throwing sports

Importance of overhead mobility for weightlifting and throwing sports

If you play and throwing sports or lift weights overhead shoulder mobility is extremely important. Check out this post on some tips for how to improve overhead shoulder mobility and why it is important.