Lower Extremity Strength for Upper Extremity Stability: An Introduction to Myofascial Trains
Michael Srokowski

Athletes in any sport are at high risk for shoulder injuries, especially if they perform overhead movements. The common thought to rehabilitate shoulder injuries is to strengthen the rotator cuff musculature/shoulder girdle and upper extremities. A more modern suggestion is to strengthen the hips and lower extremities to support the upper body.  This does not mean to ignore training the shoulder girdle. However, traditional exercises such as standing external rotation or the same exercise a...

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