Throwing Injury

16 Feb 2018
What is a Throwing Injury? Throwing injuries are common in athletes who participate in sports that often require repetitive overhead throwing. These include baseball, volleyball, tennis, and track and field. Overhand throwing places a great amount of strain on the shoulder and elbow, leading to...Read More

Shoulder Sprain

16 Feb 2018
What is Shoulder Sprain? A shoulder sprain occurs when the shoulder ligaments are torn. Ligaments are the fibrous connective tissues that connect the four bones that are important to the shoulders function. These bones are the triangular shoulder blade, the bony knob at the top of the scapula, th...Read More

Shoulder Separation

16 Feb 2018
What is Shoulder Separation? Shoulder separation is not really an injury to the shoulder joint. It is a condition that involves the acromioclavicular joint (also known as the AC joint), the joint at the top of the shoulder. In a mild case of shoulder separation, the ligaments are just stretched....Read More

Rotator Cuff Tear

16 Feb 2018
What is Rotator Cuff Tear? A rotator cuff tear is a common injury especially in sports. It's one of the most common causes of disability and pain among adults. In fact, in 2013, over 2 million adults in the United States sought medical help for their rotator cuff tear. About the Rotator Cuff The...Read More

Frozen Shoulder

16 Feb 2018
What is a Frozen Shoulder? A frozen shoulder is a common shoulder condition that causes the shoulder to stiffen, making it very hard to move. Also known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder affects about 2 percent of the general population. It commonly affects people between the ages 40 and 60 a...Read More

Elbow Dislocation

16 Feb 2018
Elbow dislocation is a common joint dislocation, second to the shoulder. It occurs when the bones of the forearm (also known as the radius and the ulna) move out of place compared with the bone of the upper arm (also known as the humerus). An elbow dislocation can either be simple or complex. It...Read More

Dislocated Shoulder

16 Feb 2018
As the body's most mobile joint, the shoulder joint can be turned in different directions. However, it's also its mobility that makes it more susceptible to injuries like dislocation. What is Dislocated Shoulder? A dislocated shoulder is a form of injury wherein the upper arm bone pops out of the...Read More

Clavicle Fracture

16 Feb 2018
What is a Clavicle Fracture? A clavicle fracture (also known as a broken collarbone) is a common shoulder injury. It accounts for about 5 to 10 percent of fractures in adults. It can be very painful and can make it difficult for a person to move his/her hand. Most cases of clavicle fracture occu...Read More

Chronic shoulder instability

16 Feb 2018
What is Chronic Shoulder Instability? The shoulder is the most mobile joint of the body. Instability to this joint can happen when the head of the upper arm bone is forced out of the shoulder socket. Frequent shoulder dislocation is the most common cause of shoulder instability. However, it can...Read More

Arthritis of the shoulder

16 Feb 2018
What is arthritis of the shoulder? Shoulder arthritis is a debilitating condition, making it difficult to do activities like throwing a ball or lifting an object from a high cupboard. Types of Arthritis that Affect the Shoulders There are five different types of arthritis that can affect the shou...Read More

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