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Discussion: Shoulder Impingement

Over the coming months Arena based business Summit Physio will be going over a number of common injuries and how to avoid them. This month they highlight shoulder impingement’s…

A recent study investigated whether a specific exercise strategy improved levels of shoulder function and experienced pain more than unspecific exercises in a population of patients derived from the waiting list for surgery that had been presenting subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) for six months or more. Moreover, it was investigated if this specific exercise strategy was subsequently able to reduce the need for arthroscopic subacromial decompression.

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 The specific exercise group was treated according to a protocol based on recent literature, consisting of eccentric rotator cuff training and training of the scapula stabilizing muscles. The control group received unspecific exercises that had only a very limited effect.

 The specific exercise group improved significantly more than the control group. A significantly lower proportion of patients receiving specific exercises (20%, vs. 63% receiving unspecific exercises) still chose surgery after completing the rehabilitation protocol.

Information from: Holmgren et al., British Medical Journal 344 (2012)

Article by: Summit Physio

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Want A Beach Body But Can’t Do It Alone?

We all want to achieve that beach body for our summer holidays, but sadly not everyone reaches that goal.

That’s why Bolton Arena have introduced the new 3 month body makeover membership, designed to get you in shape for summer.

As well as all the usual membership benefits, members will get weekly mentoring from their designated instructors, 4-weekly measurements and nutritional advice to keep them on track.

“Most of us want to achieve that beach body for our summer holidays, but many of us don’t achieve it. That’s where the Body Makeover Membership comes in, with all the extra advice, support and motivation it offers.”

The membership is priced £49.99 per month over 3 months. Existing members looking to improve their results can also join the programme by upgrading their existing membership.

For more information, email memberships@boltonarena.com or speak to a member of our memberships team on 01204 488104.

Or visit our fitness page to JOIN NOW.

 

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Body Makeover Membership Open Evening

Monday night saw IFBB PRO, 4th place Olympian, Arnold Classic men’s physique overall champion, British champion, National champion, IFBB Pittsburgh pro champion and USN Ambassador, Ryan Terry visit the Arena.

This wasn’t an off the cuff visit. Ryan was here to promote our new Body Makeover Membership and USN’s Body Makeover Challenge as a whole. Many got to sample USN products, take pictures, along with getting training and nutritional advice.

After picking a lucky winner from the current Body Makeover members, it was Simon Duckworth who was picked to train with Ryan.

Keep your eyes peeled for more USN ambassadors visiting the Arena. If you would like more information on the Body Makeover Membership click here or call 01204 488104.

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