Assessing Shoulder Flexion in Overhead Athletes

Overhead athletes often struggle moving their arms overhead with clean movement of the shoulder blades and shoulder joint.

This can be due to one’s natural posture or from overactive muscles that are used when throwing._

In today’s video series we partner with Pat Suarez fromΒ Suarez Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy to discuss assessing and improving shoulder flexion in overhead athletes by learning how to check if you have an adequate amount of shoulder flexion and going over three mobility drills to lengthen your lats, trains your abs, and improve shoulder blade motion.Β 

Drill # 1- Bench T-Spine Mobilizations

Drill # 2- Back to Wall Shoulder Flexion

Drill # 3- Forearm Wall Slides with Roller

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