All Shoulder Injuries

What the Hell is a Shoulder Labral Tear?

What the Hell is a Shoulder Labral Tear?

Understanding Shoulder Labral Tear Shoulder glenoid labrum injuries are common in sports where repetitive overhead movements and physical contact are present. The shoulder has more…

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The Elusive Origin of the Referred Shoulder Pain

The Elusive Origin of the Referred Shoulder Pain

Understanding Referred Shoulder Pain Referred shoulder pain is a condition in which pain is experienced in the shoulder area although it originates a different area…

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Finding a Relief Pitcher for Rotator Cuff Tendonitis – Supraspinatus Tendonitis

Finding a Relief Pitcher for Rotator Cuff Tendonitis – Supraspinatus Tendonitis

Understanding Supraspinatus Tendonitis Supraspinatus tendonitis is a common injury in many sports that include aggressive overhead movements. The supraspinatus is a muscle located on the…

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How to Heat up a Frozen Shoulder

How to Heat up a Frozen Shoulder

Understanding Frozen Shoulder/ Adhesive Capsulitis Older athletes are more prone to suffer from the frozen shoulder syndrome, also referred to as adhesive capsulitis.  Frozen shoulder…

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What is a Long Head Bicep Rupture?

What is a Long Head Bicep Rupture?

Understanding a Long Head of Biceps Brachii Tendon Rupture Proximal biceps brachii tendon ruptures (bicep rupture) are more common than most would assume. High intensity…

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Subacromial Bursitis Made Easy

Subacromial Bursitis Made Easy

Understanding Shoulder Bursitis The subacromial bursa is a thin sac-like structure that is located just under the acromioclavicular or AC joint of the shoulder.  The…

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Tennis Shoulder: Impingement Syndrome of the Shoulder

Tennis Shoulder: Impingement Syndrome of the Shoulder

[caption id="attachment_686" align="alignleft" width="193" caption="IMPINGEMENT SYNDROME OF THE SHOULDER"][/caption] A friend of one of our coaches came to see me yesterday with left shoulder pain. …

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How to Survive a Rotator Cuff Tear

How to Survive a Rotator Cuff Tear

[caption id="attachment_456" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="The Pitcher's Fear of the Rotator Cuff Tear"][/caption] As I came up with the title of this article I actually laughed…

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Shoulder Therapy Made Easy

Shoulder Therapy Made Easy

[caption id="attachment_431" align="alignleft" width="259" caption=""Look Maa, the Shoulder Therapy is Working!""][/caption] If you are experiencing general shoulder pain and want to return to exercising your…

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Avoiding Long-Term Problems with a Dislocated Shoulder

Avoiding Long-Term Problems with a Dislocated Shoulder

[caption id="attachment_427" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="SHOULDER DISLOCATION - "HERE COMES THE PAIN""][/caption] Shoulder dislocation is an all too common an injury for many sports with both…

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How To Treat Shoulder Pain Caused By AC Joint Separation

How To Treat Shoulder Pain Caused By AC Joint Separation

[caption id="attachment_418" align="alignleft" width="69" caption="Location of Separated Shoulder Pain"][/caption] Acromioclavicular joints or AC joints are easily injured and susceptible to secondary issues such as arthritis,…

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