Author: Boris Bachmann

Death, taxes and shoulder pain; everyone has to deal with these issues at some point in their life. After low back pain, shoulder pain is the second most common complaint in the work force (1). And that’s in a sedentary environment. The risk increases when you place someone in a gym and add hundreds of pounds of force on the shoulder joints. That’s because the shoulder area is the most complex region of the body. It’s also due in part to poorly designed training programs, strength imbalances in and around the shoulder, and improper loading of the shoulder girdle. As...