Erica and Susan

Shoulder Pain- A Motor Control Problem?

Aug 31, 2023 | Shoulder Pain | 0 comments

When does motor control come into play when someone has persistent shoulder pain? 

Is it soft tissue related, a joint problem, or a neuromuscular repatterning issue? 

Or something else? 

How does our nervous system adjust? 

In this episode, we talk about the multiple sources of this person’s shoulder pain and how retraining his arm lift was the key to his recovery.

A glance at this episode:

  • [7:27] Assessing patient problems with cycling
  • [8:47] The brachial plexus and hip pain
  • [12:57] Manual therapy for shoulder motion
  • [16:25] Drivers of dominant posture pattern
  • [18:49] Mechanics of the shoulder joint
  • [23:52] Recovering the superior glide
  • [28:49] Shoulder posture patterning

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