Physio and bad exercise

Are there any ‘bad’ exercises?

As a Physiotherapist with previous experience as a Personal Trainer and Exercise Physiologist, and regular gym goer, it is fair to say that there is great emphasis upon exercise within my treatments. All too frequently in clinic, I am either asked questions along the lines of: “Is shoulder pressing bad for your shoulders?” “Are squats…

Do you have a rotator cuff tear?

A rotator cuff tear is when the tendon that connects the muscles of the shoulder blade (scapula) to the arm bone (humerus) is partially or fully torn. What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is composed of 4 different muscles: the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. These muscles all have individual actions to…