~By Larry M. Weisenthal
Most swim coaches and orthopedic physicians do not really understand swimmer's shoulder. It is important to understand the anatomy of the shoulder as well as the techniques and methods for avoiding injury.
For part one of this article, click here.
What can coaches do for their athletes who have swimmer's shoulder? Reduce the time the swimmer spends in full forward flexion/abduction; and reduce or, preferably, eliminate internal rotation.
For Part II of this article, click here.