Anatomically, Rotator Cuff is composed of four muscles: Supraspinatus muscle, Infraspinatus muscle, Teres minor muscle, Subscapularis muscle
However, when a massage therapist is involved in treatment of the rotator cuff injury, he or she must consider another two muscles latissimus dorsi and teres major. Such consideration is necessary because these muscles support and move shoulder joints region, and in cases of rotator cuff injury contribute to and demonstrate all clinical symptoms exactly like the other 4 muscles. Unless these muscles are addressed, in cases of rotator cuff syndrome no satisfactory results will be achieved.
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In the DVD Volume 2 Boris provides a detailed verbal explanation followed by on screen caption commentaries at the time of hands-on performance. He teaches how to provide region specific self massage therapy for shoulder pain and shoulder injuries, including Pitcher's Shoulder, Swimmer's Shoulder, Tennis Shoulder, Frozen Shoulder, rotator cuff syndromes and more. The proposed techniques target pain reduction and include trigger point therapy, application of hot stones and ice massage, post isometric relaxation techniques, and rehabilitative exercise.
This DVD is designed as a home study educational program and is essentially a course in sports medicine and contains theoretical as well practical parts. It's easy to study and you can use offered techniques immediately.
If you sustain Shoulder injuries during sports activities, car accidents, work either caused by a repeated motion and/or performing any work that traumatizes muscles and strains or sprains shoulder region, this program could be effective in helping one to feel better as well as to prevent possible complications like acceleration of osteo-arthritis development.
Proposed techniques also can be very beneficial, and contributing to comfort and well-being for patients, who is suffering from mesothelioma, and other types of cancer, especially at time of remission and recoveries. Many studies and clinical observation suggest that at the time of chemotherapy, utilization of massage boosts energy and helps to keep it at a higher level, increases appetite, fights off depression, anxiety. Not less importantly massage techniques also improve much-needed immune system functions.
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Your information is awesome and I intend to use it for my patients as a
The rotator cuff is only 4 muscles anatomically (not “theoretically” like
you said) yet you state it is composed of 6 in the first few seconds of
this video. Anyone can research what I am saying and have it be confirmed
by credible sources. The burden lies on you to prove your case for a
rotator cuff that is made of 6 muscles anatomically. You have not proved
this. If you could, you would have done so by now. Your defence implies you
do not understand the term “anatomical”.
Can these techniques be used on torn rotator cuff? The video mentioned
sprain/strained but I wanted to know specifically on a torn rotator cuff.
Drs state surgery is necessary to repair numerous tears. ALSo, there are
bone fragments in the joint and need to be removed. Will this be a safe
Dear Chronosvas, Actually, in many cases, if pain sensation will be more
than 2, on subjective scales of 0 to 10, exercise can do more harm than
good. Also if one accumulated abnormal tensions within muscles and fascia,
exercise wouldn't do much good. Having said that, I absolutely agree with
you that rehabilitative exercise is very beneficial and most likely
necessary modality in order to increase shoulder joint stability. Part 1
bla bla bla those scientific words .... we just want to treat the damn
@f290 I have produced 12 instructional DVDs where I am presenting more than
55 hands-on protocols and all my teaching is about to deliver results. On
DVD# 4 I do presenting protocol for cases of rotator cuff syndrome. If you
would have this you will hear me presenting anatomical definitions of
rotator cuff but I also explain why and how, in order to achieve results
one must to address all6muscles.the same I do at myself DVD#2.in my
previous posts I did try to explain to you. Best wishesBoris
@Yanyos in case when pains reaching five and below, one can , use hot.
Cold/ice application for more than 10 minutes can cause irreversible
damages and especially to nerves tissue, otherwise properly applied ice
massage promoting healing process. Any non-septic inflammations in the
results of diminished blood supply to injured area. Ice application
reducing local temperature, and human body restoring normal temperature, by
promoting more blood supply to area. Best wishes. Boris
Dear pryncyss. 1st please forgive me for somehow missing your post 2 months
ago. there is a different degrees of rotator cuff tears. I mean partial not
significant, total tear est. muscles and tendons exactly like skin and
other tissues in case of damage( example finger cut) naturally repairing
these damages by creating scar tissues. on my self DVDs I teach how to
stimulate diffusion process for scar tissue formation. consultant your
doctor, maybe you will avoid surgery. Best wishes
@TehN00Bpwnator it could be many different conditions such as just
inflammation within rotator cuff structure with no tears or with some.the
best way is to be examine by Dr.. Best wishes and get well fast. Boris
my shoulder was dislocated on 9 October 2010, it happen when im in
Taekwondo tournament, a contact sports. it was popping out about 4 times in
1 day....and it happen again on 1st January 2011 when im trying to lifting
up weight... but after tat i still lifting up weight to make my shoulder
strong until now, i just afraid it may happen again, any advice?
@f290 thank you for comment. I'm glad to learn that you are doing clinical
work.in such a case will be much easier to come to agreement. Any clinical
work is about results, such as less pain, increase of range of motion as
well functional activities improvement.at the time of procedure, If not to
address all six muscles that I have mentioning in my video,it is very
difficult and/ or impossible to get positive clinical outcome of
improvement. Best wishes. Boris
hi i hurt my shoulder two days ago bench pressing my shoulder had been
hurting for a few weeks feeling like it was popping out. while i was
benching i heard a loud crack or tear in my shoulder when i got up i could
not move my arm in any direction two days later i still cant move it and
tremendous pain occurs when i try is the rotator cuff torn??
@mgaft1 I’m not questioning the clinical management of a rotator cuff
injury. You are employing rhetoric to poorly defend your error in
anatomical structure in this video here. I advise you learn the terms
anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology. By doing so, you may be able to
communicate more effectively to your clients and peers. By not
acknowledging your mistake, not only is your knowledge and understanding of
the topic called into question, but also the veracity of your body of work.
I think that in both instances this task would be quite difficult to
Dear fawda283. I am sorry. somehow have missed your comment. just will name
rotator cuff muscle for you: supraspinatus,infraspinatus,
subscapularis,teres major,teres minor. some textbook including latissimus
dorsi some not. I believe that it should be included because functionally
latissimus dorsi performing the same action. Best wishes. Boris
how do you tighten your shoulder joint ? so its more stable
I strained or sprained my rotator cuff and now i have trouble moving my
arm. What treatment can i give to my arm?
Cool story bro
Dear blacktop069 . not to work out only is not enough for a
rehabilitation.on this clip I'm talking on a comprehensive treatment that
include many modalitys.just not to repeat myself please listen again. this
all techniques helping to manage scars tissue , stabilize joint, to
eliminate trigger points, increase blood supply ets.all this will eliminate
pain but most important will rehabilitate to the point that you will have
less chance for renjury like R/C total tear Best wishes. Boris
I have a question for anyone who can help me out. about three years ago in
high school I played are last game of football as a offensive lineman.
during the play as they snapped the ball a defensive lineman on the other
team grabbed my arm and pushed it almost to the point where my elbow met
the back of my head. after that happen I felt a sharp tight pain in my
shoulder and until this day It still hurts every so often. not sure what it
might be. can anyone give me some suggestions?
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i have a sevearly damaged soulder because of which i stoped useing my arm
too mutch and endedup losing a lot of muscle, not im trying to gain some of
my muscles back. what I do now is ignore the soulder pain when i lift 1 or
2 kilos and after im done i apply ice on my soulder. this seems to work but
sometimes the ice dosnt help and i still endup with a lot of pain. any tips
Learning more about the rotor cuff and names of muscles and moves that
target them has been very interesting. Been doing much bent-over rowing for
transverse extension since it seems the external rotators also perform this
function. I am envious of people with a gym machine for this as I find it
fatiguing for the lower back which seems to limit progress.