Glenoid Labrum Tear

What is it/what happens to cause this issue? The glenoid labrum has the very important job of increasing the depth of the shoulder cavity making the shoulder joint more stable. The glenoid labrum can be injured by repetitive overhead throwing...

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Frozen Shoulder

What is it/what happens to cause this issue? Frozen shoulder affects a person’s ability to move the shoulder, usually only occurring on one side. The medical term for frozen shoulder is called adhesive capsulitis, and it describes the condition...

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Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

What is it/what happens to cause this issue? Many people often mistake rotator cuff tears and rotator cuff tendonitis. However, they are quite different. Rotator Cuff Tendonitis happens when there is swelling of the tendons connecting the muscles...

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Torn Rotator Cuff

What is it/what happens to cause this issue? The rotator cuff is made up of a group of four tendons and muscles that meet around the shoulder joint at the top of the humerus, the upper arm bone that is located above the elbow. Together, they form...

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Bursitis Shoulder

General Orthopedic Description When the bursae in your shoulder, or knees becomes inflamed or irritated it is known as Bursitis of the shoulder. Bursae are small liquid sacs that act as cushions between the joints. Bursitis of the shoulder can...

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Tennis Elbow

What is it/what happens to cause this issue? Tennis elbow is caused by an overuse of the arm, forearm, and hand muscles, ultimately resulting in elbow pain. Tennis elbow occurs by either a sudden or very subtle injury of the muscle and tendon...

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