oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Rehabilitation of the athlete s shoulder

Volume 1, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



A holistic approach to the rehabilitation of athlete�s shoulder is presented. Factors that should be included in the assesment are posture, spinal and neuromeningeal mobility, physiological and accessory movements of all joints of the shoulder complex, stability tests, resisted movements, and synchrony of movement during active movements. Decrease of pain and control of inflammation are important initial goals of rehabilitation.

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