Forums Shoulder Shoulder Issues – can’t raise arm overhead for years

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      AvatarMatt Chrzaszcz

        Hi MWOD,

        I have lurked for a while and love Kelly’s videos. I have tried different mobilization techniques on and off, and for the past 3 months have mobilized every day. I have had a severe shoulder problem on my left side for years now. No amount of mobilizing has helped it. I don’t have pain in it, but the ROM is very limited. I have included pics below to show how limited it is. Any suggestions on what to do to help? I have tried massaging the T-spine, using different band stretches, using the kettle bell and turning my hand with the band as a distraction, etc. I have also tried seeing a physical therapist, but felt like I was wasting money when they were suggesting things like the sleeper stretch. 
        (4 pics in the link)

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        AvatarPatrick Thomas

          First take a look at your standing position.
          Contract your abs to bring your ribs down shoulders over hips.
          Trunk organization is #1.

          Are you working up and down stream of the shoulder?
          Did you make a plan for what you worked on or just putting out fires?
          Need to take a new look at how you are approaching it.
          Pro Episode # 21 – Pro-User Request Friday: Not Seeing The Change? You Need a Systems Approach.

          Saturday March 11, 2017 Neck & Traps

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