What To Do When “Simple” Solutions Do Not Resolve Shoulder Hypermobility Problems for the Swimmer
Dr. Hauser’s next article for the US Masters Swimmers’ Streamlines newsletter addresses shoulder hypermobility:
Swimmers need a delicate balance of shoulder mobility and stability in order to meet the tremendous demands of their sport. While joint hypermobility can be advantageous for the swimmer, to have good reach and range of motion in their stroke, too much laxity in the shoulder can leave it unstable. For the swimmer who has hypermobility, the simple first steps include altering training hours, working on stroke mechanics, and trying specific exercises aimed at tightening the muscular support around the shoulder. But after these are tried, and the athlete is still left with pain or instability, what is the next step? … to read the full article, click here.
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