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Closed Kinetic Chain Exercise for Shoulder Rehab


The shoulder is a frequently injured area among athletes and the public. Pathologies like rotator cuff tears, subacromial impingement, and frozen shoulder can all be partially treated with exercise therapy. There are two basic types of exercises that can be used for rehabilitation: open-kinetic chain (OKC) or closed kinetic chain (CKC). Some things a rehab professional must know are, what is the kinetic chain, what is the difference between OKC exercises and CKC exercises, which is more effective at rehab,