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Swimmers Shoulder

Pleased to have this article published in Outdoor Swimmer Magazine this month.

40% of competitive swimmers develop problems with shoulder pain.  Much of this might be avoided.

 Take a look at this article and see if it might apply to your swimming?

Technique - shoulders.pdf

Also take a look at this keyhole surgery video clip. I am looking in the subacromial space.  See how the rotator cuff impinges with the acrmion as I pull the elbow backwards with the arm out to the side.  This is replicating the elbow lift behind the scapula plane that the article describes.. 

swimmers elbow lift keyhole video


Another follow-up article in the same magazine: 

Outdoor Swimmer magazine.pdf