Stig Andersson – Shoulder Series (Physiotherapist – Norwegian Institute of Sports Medicine)

Episode 62: Ben Ashworth chats to Stig Andersson a Physiotherapist, PhD. Clinician, lecturer and researcher. Stig works at the Norwegian Institute of Sports medicine in Oslo with an interest in the prevention and rehabilitation of shoulder injuries in overhead athletes. This episode is a part of the Inform Performance European shoulder series. 

In this episode Ben and Stig discuss: 

  • Stig’s background
  • Handball demands
  • Preparing the shoulder for handball 
  • Determining readiness after injury 
  • Benchmarking late stage rehab force profiles
  • Early stage rehab
  • Offloading the shoulder via the kinetic chain

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Andy is the Host / Co-Founder of Inform Performance and a dual qualified Physiotherapist - Strength & Conditioning Coach. Andy is based in Philadelphia completing his Doctorate and supports Total Performance with UTC Image processing.