Many times, an exhausted fighter will try to throw harder punches to go for the knockdown and to do so will swing the shoulder further back during the wind up. When the shoulder is over extended in one direction then suddenly forced in another direction (toward the opponent) the biomechanical chain is substantially altered and the ligaments and tendons can be damaged.
“No pain means no gain” may be a phrase commonly heard around the gym to motivate and inspire you throughout your workout. However, following this mantra may be doing more harm than good when it comes to your muscles, bones and joints. Below are 3 signs that your workout may be harmful in both the short term and long term.
For those considering Rotator Cuff Surgery, the amount of information available may be overwhelming and often makes it difficult to to determine fact and fiction…
Incorrect sleep habits over time can cause consistent pain and even physical injuries to your body. These injuries are more common in the shoulders, neck and back due to certain sleep tendencies that a lot of us can fall into.
Adhesive capsulitis, or more commonly called Frozen Shoulder, is a condition characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. The symptoms typically begin gradually and get worse over time and then slowly improve over the course of many months.