Maintaining good range of motion in the shoulder jointThe glenohumeral joint is a ball-and-socket synovial joint and is the most mobile joint in the human is essential for optimal function and avoiding injury. If you don’t use your shoulder joint’s full range of motion, you may be more likely to injure it. By regularly stretching and exercising your shoulder muscles, you can maintain good range of motion and reduce your risk of injury.
Furthermore, if you have an injury you are more likely to sustain a further injury due to the weakness of the muscles and ligaments of the shoulder. Recovery from shoulder injury will include regaining range of Motion through exercises and physiotherapy, and strengthening of the joint.