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Rotator Cuff Anatomy

Approved for CEUs with ACE (0.7), NASM (0.7), and AFAA (7.0)

If you work with clients with the limited range of shoulder motion, chronic shoulder tension or impingement with overhead lifting, this series of Two Anatomy Geeks™ was created for you. This webinar series provides a detailed anatomical review of the muscles and bony landmarks associated with the rotator cuff and supporting musculature of the shoulder.

Using creative visuals, the functional anatomy, biomechanics and motor control of the muscles of the rotator cuff are explained. This unique approach also provides real-world strategies for addressing the most common causes of chronic tightness, discomfort, and compensated posture and movement patterns associated with the suboptimal function of the shoulder complex.

Upon completion of this 3-part interactive, webinar series, you will be able to:

  • Confidently identify the origin, insertion, and action of the primary muscles of the rotator cuff and how these muscles impact posture and movement.
  • Discover how the Integrative Movement SystemTM can be utilized to create both short and long-term improvements in shoulder posture and range of motion using simple, yet effective corrective exercises
  • Apply safe stretching and strengthening strategies to help your clients successfully accomplish their health and fitness goals.

Whether you are working virtually or in person, this series will deliver both practical information as well as corrective exercise strategies, so you feel confident in:

  • addressing whether or not you should stretch or strengthen the rotator cuff so you’re using a guided thought process rather than guessing;
  • developing the rotator cuff so they function synergistically with the other muscles of the shoulder to create optimal range of motion and stability;
  • designing a safe mobilization and strengthening approach for the rotator cuff and improve your client’s shoulder function.

To sign up for this 3-part series, click the link below to get started. We are confident you will discover strategies to help your current clients while enhancing your confidence in working with older clients with shoulder issues.

The Series Includes:

Anatomy Prep

Spend 30+ minutes reviewing the bony landmarks of the knee and the directional terms and spatial planes used in anatomy discussion. 


Episode 1:  
Deltoid, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor 

  • Explanation and illustrations of the origin, insertion, and action of each muscle and live demonstration of muscle attachments and actions on George, the skeleton.
  • Actions of these muscles related to the humerus, clavicle, and scapula.
  • Discussion of the most common causes of rotator cuff issues.
  • Discussion of Downward Rotation and Impingement Syndromes
  • Introduction to the Integrative Movement System
  • Assessments for posture, scapular position, and shoulder range of motion.
  • Safe and mindful myofascial release of scapular depressors.
  • Cuing for optimal head and shoulder position.
  • Corrective Exercises and Progressions: Wall Plank with Straight Arms, Modified Down Dog, Modified Overhead Press.
  • Conclusion, Recap, and Q&A

Episode 2:  
Pectoralis Major, Subscapularis,  

  • Explanation and illustrations of the origin, insertion, and action of each muscle and live demonstration of muscle attachments and actions on George, the skeleton.
  • Actions of these muscles related to the humeral head and GH joint.
  • Discussion of Anterior Glide Syndrome.
  • Introduction to the Integrative Movement System
  • Assessments for shoulder position and horizontal abduction.
  • Safe and mindful myofascial release of ER.
  • Corrective Exercises and Progressions: Wall Angel, Chest Stretch.
  • Conclusion, Recap, and Q&A

Episode 3:  
Biceps Brachii, Triceps Brachii, Coracobrachialis

  • Explanation and illustrations of the origin, insertion, and action of each muscle and live demonstration of muscle attachments and actions on George, the skeleton.
  • Actions of these muscles related to the shoulder and elbow.
  • Discussion of the most common cause of shoulder impingement.
  • Introduction to the Integrative Movement System
  • Assessments for shoulder position and horizontal adduction.
  • Safe and mindful myofascial release to restore biceps, triceps, and coracobrachialis length.
  • Corrective Exercises and Progressions: Wall Plank with Elbow Extension, DB Curls, Pull-ups, Push-ups, Triceps extensions.
  • Conclusion, Recap, and Q&A

If you’re ready to have fun learning anatomy and, more importantly, be able to apply it to your most challenging clients to improve how they move, how they feel, and how they perform, then click on the link below.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

If for any reason you are unhappy with the program and feel it truly does not serve you or your clients in any way just email us at [email protected]  within 30 days of your purchase and we will refund your payment in full.  We will likely ask for feedback.  Creating the products to best serve our customers is our top priority.


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