08 Oct 2014
October 8, 2014

Rotator Cuff Tears

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The rotator cuff in the shoulder consists of 4 different muscles (Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Subscapularis). These muscles are crucial to keep the shoulder joint stable during movement. The most common rotator cuff muscle to be torn is the supraspinatus muscle where the tendon attaches to the bone. This muscle is located on top.. read more →

03 Sep 2014
September 3, 2014

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

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To Impinge means to make an impression on something. In the case of shoulder impingement syndrome, this relates to a boney structure in the shoulder joint making an impression on the bursa and one of the muscles of the rotator cuff. If this persists, overtime the impression will wear on the underlying bursa and muscle.. read more →