Recent Posts in Shoulder

  • Shoulder Trauma: Orthopedic Treatment

    Shoulder trauma or injuries are a very common occurrence that can occur due to an accident or sudden fall. The shoulder comprises of three bones, namely: scapula, clavicle or humerus. A number of ligaments, tendons and muscles join these bones together. A shoulder trauma can affect any of these structures and lead to immense pain and discomfort. There are various types of shoulder injuries such as ...

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  • Swimmer's Shoulder: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

    Swimming may place severe stress on the shoulder and other parts of the body. Swimmer’s Shoulder, also known as the Impingement Syndrome, refers to a wide set of symptoms relating to traumatic injuries stemming from undue exertion over an extended period of time, i.e. overuse, of the various parts of the shoulder while swimming. Pain is an inevitable result of such exertion and may be ...

  • Frozen Shoulder Treatment

  • Proximal Humerus Fracture: Orthopedic Plano

    Proximal Humerus Fracture is a common type of injury of the shoulder joint that is prevalent in the elderly people. It is essentially a broken or cracked shoulder bone. This joint is made up of the shoulder blade (scapula), upper part of the humerus and the collar bone (clavicle). Tissues, ligaments, tendons keep the bones connected and help in movement of the arm. These bones together form 3 ...

  • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

    Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy, also referred to as the Shoulder Tendonitis or the Impingement Syndrome, is a medical condition that causes the tendons and muscles supporting the shoulder joint to swell up. The shoulder joint is an example of a ball and socket joint that is supported by a set of muscles called the rotator cuff. These muscles prevent the ball of the humerus from slipping out of the ...

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  • Subscapularis Tendon Tears: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

    A group of four muscles, known as the rotator cuff muscles, control the movement of the upper arm and shoulder. The subscapularis muscle is the strongest muscle of this group that is located on the front side of the upper arm. It keeps the muscle stable and helps in inward rotation of the arm. This muscle also prevents the head of the humerus from slipping out of the shoulder socket. About two- ...

  • Chronic Shoulder Instability: Orthopedic Denton

    The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints of the body which is made up of three main bones, the upper arm bone (humerus), shoulder blade (scapula) and collar bone (clavicle). However, the extensive range of motion of the joint makes it prone to injuries and instability. The upper end of the humerus fits into a cavity within the shoulder blade known as glenoid. It is held in place by strong ...

  • Scapula (Shoulder Blade) Fractures: Orthopedic Plano

    The scapula or shoulder blade is a triangular bone in the shoulder joint which is surrounded by muscles and tissues. Any break or crack in the bone can lead to a scapula fracture. It is a rare injury because this bone is relatively stable and can move in different directions which reduces the chances of breakage. In most cases, scapula fracture is accompanied by damage to the ribs, collar bone, ...

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