Glenohumeral joint

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  • Glenohumeral Joint Lab Report

    Introduction Glenouhumeral Joint The glenohumeral (GH) joint, which is also known as shoulder joint, is a multiaxial ball-and-socket synovial joint. This joint is responsible for connecting the upper extremity of the trunk. The glenohumeral joint is one of the four joints that comprise the shoulder complex. The joint is considered to be the most mobile and least stable joint. The articular surfaces of the glenohumeral joint are the head of humerus and glenoid fossa of scapula. The humeral head can be in articulation with the glenoid fossa in any position of joint because the head of the humerus is larger than the glenoid fossa. This relationship is best compared with a golf ball siting on a tee, with stability conferred by static and dynamic…

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  • Massage Therapy: Shoulder Trauma

    ow can ROM in the massage treatment room benefit the massage client? Massage therapy is well matched to the demands of shoulder impingement syndrome due to chronically tight shoulder musculature. Compression of the shoulder girdle can lead to pain, loss of range of motion, and the inability to perform activities of daily living. The shoulder joint cannot move freely through a normal range of motion because the structures of the joint have been pulled to closely together. When the rotator…

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  • Rotator Muff Research Paper

    are over half of the seven scapulohumeral muscles. The four muscles are the supraspinatus muscle, the infraspinatus muscle, teres minor muscle, and the subscapularis muscle. The supraspinatus muscle fans out in a horizontal band to insert on the superior and middle facets of the greater tubercle. The greater tubercle projects as the most lateral structure of the humeral head. Medial to this, in turn, is the lesser tuberosity of the humeral head. The subscapularis muscle origin is divided from…

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  • Achilles Tendinitis Research Paper

    What is Achilles Tendinitis? The Achilles tendon in the back of your foot is the tendon that assists with a variety of activities. When you run, stand, jump or walk, this tendon is making all of that possible. When this tendon becomes sore or swollen from an injury or overuse, it's called Achilles Tendinitis. There are two kinds of Achilles Tendinitis. One kind of tendinitis impacts the bottom portion of the tendon, and this kind of pain and swelling can occur in people who have had an injury…

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  • Subtalar Joint Position

    In this article, different subtalar joint positioning during gastrocnemius stretching was investigated to conclude wether or not the position of the subtalar joint had significant effect on dorsiflexion ROM. . Patients with ankle oversee injuries, and patients with limited dorsiflexion ROM, are often prescribed stretches for the gastrocnemius calf muscle as part of their rehab program. (JAT, NATA). The idea behind this is that the tight calf muscles may have an negative effect on reaching…

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  • Essay On Patellar Dislocation

    This may be done to make sure you have no loose cartilage in your joint. How is this treated? Your patella may move back into place on its own when you straighten your knee. If your patella does not move back into place on its own, your health care provider will move it back into place. After your patella is back in its normal position, treatment may involve: Wearing a knee brace to keep your knee from moving (keep it immobilized) while it heals. Doing exercises that help improve strength and…

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  • Glenoid Labral Tear Research Paper

    The Glenoid Labrum: Labral Tear Number Twenty-Two PED161 2 LABRAL TEAR The Glenoid Labrum is a protective disk of fibrocartilage that surrounds and deepens the cavity of the Glenoid. The labrum allows for full range of motion, stability, and cushioning in the shoulder. It is attached to the edge of the shoulder socket and supports the ball of the joint -or the head of the arm bone, known as the humerus- in order to stay in place. When the fibrocartilage of the labrum is torn, it is…

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  • Mcsweeney Case Studies

    DOI: 06/22/2014. The patient is a 37-year-old male laborer who sustained injury while pushing a pallet jack off a truck and took a step over the truck to the ground doing the splits. The patient is subsequently diagnosed with status post left tibia puncture fracture repair with instrumentation, left knee, left ankle, lumbar sprain/strain. Based on the progress report by Dr. McSweeney dated 01/07/16, the patient had a left ankle scope on 12/17/15 and has just started PT. He reports left ankle…

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  • Skeleton Model Research Paper

    promote movement all having a synovial capsule that has a collagenous structure surrounding the joint, a synovial membrane that is in the inner layer of the capsule secretes synovial fluid and hyaline cartilage acting as pads on the ends of the articulating bones. There are 6 types of synovial joints this includes: hinge (i.e. the elbow and knee), pivot (i.e. between the first and second cervical vertebrae), ball and socket (i.e. shoulder and hip), saddle (i.e. between the first metacarpal and…

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  • Runner's Knee Research Paper

    WHAT IS IT & WHAT CAUSES IT? Runner's knee - or patellofemoral pain - is a condition caused by continual heavy stress on the knees, which is common in physically demanding activities such as running, jumping, skiing, cycling and playing soccer. It causes a dull, aching pain either under or around the front of the knee. The pain can be felt walking up or down stairs, kneeling, squatting or sitting for a long time with knees bent. Runner's knee refers to a number of conditions which may cause…

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