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Outline of shoulder showing parts of shoulder joint: acromion, coracoid process, coracoacromial ligament, subacromial space with bursa inside, clavicle (collarbone), scapula (shoulder blade), long head of biceps tendon, and supraspinatus (muscle and tendon that help form rotator cuff).


SUPRASPINATUS// Origin: supraspinous fossa of scapula// Insertion: great tubercle of humerus// Action: abduction of shoulder---- EXERCISE: AAROM SHOULDER ABDUCTION SIT WITH CANE-----or------- ISO SHOULDER ABDUCTION WITH BENT ELBOW

The supraspinatus contracting to synergize the deltoid in abducting the shoulders in Warrior II. The Daily Bandha ... I am continually amazed by the beautiful grace of the human frame

Supraspinatus Muscle - highlighted in red. This is where my shoulder pain is at. It hurts more when I lean on my elbow.

Even after initial pain is reduced trigger points in the rotator cuff muscles are still injured and require on-going treatment to increase blood flow circulation and release the hyperirritable trigger points.