Dislocated Shoulder Conditioning

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Conditioning is always specific to the injury and the athlete involved. Rehabilitation procedures following a dislocated shoulder will differ, as it will include strengthening the rotator cuff muscles as soon as it is possible. These are the muscles that are used to stabilise the shoulder joint and are often damaged and weakened after a dislocation. Often, these exercises don’t involve any light weights but more isometric exercises to strengthen the muscles. These strengthening exercises should begin with isometric contractions such as extension, adduction and rotations. Rotations are particularly effective as they target the rotator cuff muscles that are used to strengthen the stability of the shoulder joint. Like the hamstring, these movements
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