“A stable shoulder complex is imperative to transfer forces through the body to achieve peak performance…”
“Proper movement patterns and neuromuscular recruitment is the key to upper body power…”
This instructional video on shoulder stability by Brandi Smith-Young, PT will help your athlete attain the necessary shoulder stability to achieve peak amplitude, optimize peak performance, enhance shaping and prevent injury. Proper muscle balance and neuromuscular recruitment between all shoulder complex and rotator cuff muscles must be achieved to optimize shoulder complex mobility and stability. This video includes a step by step progression of shoulder mobility and stability exercises to retrain muscle firing patterns, functional movement patterns, and decrease muscle imbalances. Following this progression will help your athlete achieve their goals while staying healthy.
Brandi Smith-Young has the distinguished honor of being a part of the USA Gymnastics National Health Care and Sport Science Referral Network. She is a former collegiate gymnast on the Texas Woman’s University two time USAG Collegiate National Championship teams. upon completion of her bachelors at TWU and master’s in Physical Therapy at Texas State University, Brandi completed a 3 year fellowship in orthopedic manual physical therapy. Brandi founded Perfect 10.0 Physical Therapy in 2008, specializing in injury care, injury prevention, and performance training for gymnasts, cheerleaders, dancers, and figure skating athletes.