Electromyography of Selected Shoulder Musculature During Un-weighted and Weighted Pendulum Exercises.

@article{Ellsworth2006ElectromyographyOS,
  title={Electromyography of Selected Shoulder Musculature During Un-weighted and Weighted Pendulum Exercises.},
  author={Abigail A Ellsworth and Michael J. Mullaney and Timothy F. Tyler and Malachy P. McHugh and Stephen J. Nicholas},
  journal={North American journal of sports physical therapy : NAJSPT},
  year={2006},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={73-9}
}
BACKGROUND Codman's pendulum exercises are commonly prescribed after shoulder surgery and injury to provide grade I and II distraction and oscillation resulting in decreased pain, increased flow of nutrients into the joint space, and early joint mobilization. Many shoulder protocols suggest that weight may be added to these pendulum exercises as rehabilitation progresses, however, very few guidelines exist to stipulate how much weight should be added. OBJECTIVES To determine if added weight… CONTINUE READING
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