September 15, 2016 at 1:08 PM
November 16, 2015 at 1:57 PM
The rotator cuff is four little muscles (the infraspinatus, supraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor muscles) strategically placed around the shoulder joint. They attach to the upper arm bone (the humerus) and the other bones that make up the shoulder socket (collar bone, and spine of the shoulder blade).
October 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM
There's nothing worse than getting injured playing a sport you love. Common sport injuries can be easily avoided, but have the potential to cause a person a great deal of pain and could negatively affect their life off the field. Sport injuries are debilitating, but can be prevented. Here are 3 tips on how to avoid common sport injuries:
November 25, 2014 at 12:00 AM
A shoulder injury of any kind can seem like a daunting experience for anyone who has never had such an injury before. And for athletic individuals who thrive off of an active lifestyle, it can put a serious damper on their workout regimen and involvement in sports for a period of time. That is why the proper recovery is imperative for complete healing. Without it, you are opening yourself up to even more damage to your shoulder and more annoying and serious shoulder problems. In this post, you will learn about what to do during and after your shoulder injury, whether is it a dislocation, separation, or rotator cuff tear.
Topics: shoulder injuries
January 29, 2013 at 10:27 AM
The shoulder, with its ball-and-socket joint, has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. Since this is so, it is also the joint which is most easily prone to injury. Injuries can occur while performing routine daily activities when the arm is extended above the head such as while washing windows or putting dishes into an overhead cabinet. In addition, overuse and impact injuries can come while playing sports, particularly baseball and football. Depending on the severity of the injury, there are different options to help promote healing.