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  • Shoulder Impingement

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    The shoulder is the most complex joint in the body. It is capable of moving in more than 16,000 positions. Many of its ailments, including the most common ones, involve biomechanical mechanisms that are unique to the shoulder. The most common shoulder problem for which professional help is sought out for is shoulder impingement (Haig 1996). Shoulder impingement is primarily an overuse injury that involves a mechanical compression of the supraspinatus tendon, subacromial bursa, and the long head of

  • Hip and Shoulder Goniometry

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    hip and shoulder goniometry The tension and arrangement of the muscles around the hip and shoulder gives the stability needed to hold the bones together and provide the flexibility that allows movement to occur. The hip has a deep socket with strong surrounding ligaments and muscles, while the shoulder has shallow sockets with fewer ligaments and weaker muscles. If the muscles and ligaments are weak from misuse, the stability of the joint is reduced thus effecting their ability to function adequately

  • Taking a Look at Shoulder Arthroscopy

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    Risks and complications There are only minute chances of risks and complications from shoulder arthroscopy. Studies say that, there are very less number of cases reported with negligible complications. However, risks are possible for any surgery. Those are minor and treatable. It may include infection, blood clots, damage to the nerves or blood vessels and excessive bleeding etc. Your surgeon will explain you the possible risks and complications before proceeding the surgery. Knee Arthroscopy

  • Shoulder Injuries in Baseball Players

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    of the players body but most notably in the shoulder; some of these injuries can be career ending. One of the most common injuries is due to overuse of the shoulder because of the repetitive motion required in pitching. Major shoulder injuries include bursitis, inflammation or tears of the tendons of the rotator cuff or rotator cuff tendonitis, shoulder instability, shoulder separation and labrum inflammation or tears. In order to understand the shoulder injuries of baseball players and especially

  • Shoulder Injury Diagnosis and Treatment

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    Shoulder Injury Diagnosis and Treatment Population: Vincent is a 23 year old male in his first year of grad school for DPT. He started wrestling in the first grade and continued into college. Up until his junior year of college he wrestled for the University . From all the stresses and pressure constantly on his shoulder, at some point a shoulder injury was bound to happen. He is very flexible, but from being placed in unwanted positions with limbs being stretched at rates they should not be

  • Sports Medicine Shoulder Injuries

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    Sports Medicine Shoulder Injuries Shoulder injuries are a very common injury that occurs in most sports. All injuries and the rehabilitation done to the injured shoulder are based on the anatomy and structures of the shoulder. Doctors have developed different tests for evaluating the degree and seriousness of injured shoulders. Some have also developed different phases a person must go through to properly rehabilitate the shoulder. The shoulder is a ball and socket joint which allows it a flexion

  • Personal Narrative- Shoulder Injury

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    Personal Narrative- Shoulder Injury I felt it pop, and pain engulfed my shoulder like ants cover an anthill that has been stirred with a stick. It made me angry, but it didn't help things to get mad. There was nothing I could do but try to recover in time to start over. Giving up wasn't an option. My junior year in high school, I went out for basketball. I liked it for a while, but when games started I was on JV. It was okay, but I was only getting to play two minutes per game. This didn't

  • Bilateral Shoulder Dislocation from Weight Lifting

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    military presses, a young man of 22 years, experienced bilateral anterior dislocation of the shoulders. He came into the emergency department complaining of acute bilateral shoulder stiffness and pain. He claimed to have been performing behind-the-neck military presses with a 108-lb (50kg) weight while being spotted by a training partner. While performing the military presses, he suddenly felt that his shoulders were going out of place, and lost control of the bar. Unfortunately, his training partner

  • Neck and Shoulder Pain Caused by Posture

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    mostly experience right-sided neck and shoulder pain, also hand and finger pain that is worst in the first and second fingers. If it doesn’t get taken care of immediately, this pain could lead to muscle imbalances, ischemia, nerve compression, or disc degeneration. Structures in the musculoskeletal system can be affected by long-term wear and tear. Shoulder and neck pain are the most common musculoskeletal disorders one can get. Right sided neck and shoulder pain is one that the assistant is highly

  • Elbow or Shoulder Pain and Professional Baseball Pitchers

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    Elbow or Shoulder Pain and Professional Baseball Pitchers It’s fair to say that a good baseball game can lie in the hands of the pitcher. According to an article by the American Journal of Sports Medicine, 50 percent of professional baseball pitchers experience elbow or shoulder pain due to the way they throw the ball. Because not much research has been done on professional baseball athletes, the purpose of this publication was to find at what point in the pitcher’s technique does most of the damage