Shoulder Rehabilitation for Swimmers

Physiotherapists and sports masseurs have been using pre habilitation to ensure that athletes stay at the top of their game and obviously to minimise the risk of injury and then having to enforce rehabilitation as part of the plan.

One of the best shoulder rehab exercises for swimmers or even upper body athletes is shapes, quite simply the shoulder’s make the relevant alphabetical shape during a four movement functional movement pattern. This session can be used as a warm up, part of a conditioning set or on a stretching routine where functional movement patterns form part of the stretching. The following movement pattern may help to improve fine motor skills used during swimming, the above exercises can be used for any sport where shoulders are an integral part of the sport,

The exercises can be done with bodyweight, dumbbells or bands to add resistance, start with bodyweight and build up … Read the rest