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    Rotator Cuff Tear

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    The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surrounds the shoulder joint, keeping the humerus bone within the ball and socket of the shoulder. A rotator cuff tear is an injury that can cause a dull ache in the shoulder, which often worsens when trying to overuse the muscles. Rotator cuff injuries often occurs in people who repeatedly perform motions that included using the arm above their heads. They can get these injuries in their jobs, or sports, also the rotator cuff injury also increases with age. People who have rotator cuff tear can recover with physical therapy exercises that improves flexibility and strength of the muscles surround the shoulder joints, including the muscles that were injured. Some severe rotator cuff injuries, involving complete tears of the muscle or tendon may require surgical repairs. Rotator cuff tears increase with aging and more that half of individuals in their 80’s have rotator cuff tear. Depending of the thickness of the rotator cuff tear, progresses and enlarges with time.…

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    Rotator Cuff Tear The primary function of the rotator cuff is to allow you to raise your arms forward and away from your body up and over your head. It also enables us to perform movements like throwing and catching a ball. The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles in the shoulder, connecting the upper arm (humerus) to the shoulder blade (scapula). But in order for our rotator cuff to perform these tasks and movements, there are four muscles that must work together to achieve this.…

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    Rotator cuff impingement is what happens when the tendons and bursa in the sub-acromial/suprahumeral area are compacted together. Compression can initiate painful friction, stress and mechanical wear on the shoulder. Classic signs and symptoms include pain when flexing or abducting the shoulder above 80 degrees and weakness in the shoulder muscles, which are often detected when the patient is given the Hawkins-Kennedy and Neer impingement tests. This impingement disorder mostly stems from…

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    Rotator Cuff Case Study

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    Most of us all have an intact shoulder that for the most part does not give us a problem. We can take it for granted that we are able to comb our hair, can carry groceries without any pain, or sleeping on our side with no pain until something happens like a rotator cuff tear. This unfortunate event is not very uncommon. We will take a look at the anatomy of our shoulder, specifically the rotator cuff and what might lead to a tear or make it more prone to a tear. We will also discuss some of the…

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    Rotator cuff tears are debilitating injuries that can take months from which to fully heal and recover. Thus, medical professionals want to use the most effective treatments to help patients return to normal life as fast as possible. One main treatment for rotator cuff tears is physical therapy designed to increase range of motion and then strengthen surrounding muscles to maintain that recovered range of motion. To measure growth and recovery in a objective fashion, tests over range of…

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    (a) The structure of the rotator cuff consists of four muscles that all play a role in the motion of the rotator cuff. The four muscles that are responsible for this motion are: the Supraspinatus muscle, the Infraspinatus muscle, the Teres Minor muscle, and the Subscapularis muscle. Each of these muscles originate from the scapula and attach into the humerus. The Supraspinatus muscle originates in the Supraspinatus Fossa and attaches to the greater tubercle of the humerus. The infraspinatus…

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    they avoid injury during a game or practice. Some of the major muscles that need this stamina are the rotator cuff muscles and the flexor muscles of the forearm. In order to know what muscle’s need to be trained, I need to know what kind of athlete I am dealing with. My athlete is a baseball pitcher in high school. He lives in Minnesota. He is starting his senior year and because of his love for baseball, he has devoted all of his time to it. He is in no other sports and is skilled in pitching.…

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    NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION I.C. No. C12345, ANTHONY BELL, Employee/Plaintiff v. SAFE PLACE CHILDREN’S HOME, Employer/Defendant. PLAINTIFF’S BRIEF TO DEPUTY COMMISSIONER JANE C. DOE INTRODUCTION Plaintiff, Anthony Bell, requests the Industrial Commission of North Carolina to award Workers’ Compensation for the injury to his right rotator cuff sustained at the mandatory annual picnic held by his employer Safe Place Children’s Home, the defendant. The defendant denied his initial…

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    DOI: 4/24/2015. Patient is a 47-year-old right hand dominant female patient service representative who alleged right shoulder pain from repetitive duties. Per OMNI entry, she was initially diagnosed with right rotator cuff tendinitis. Per the doctors first report of occupational injury dated 04/24/15, patient was given a home exercise program. She was given prescription for Voltaren gel and place d on modified duty with work restrictions. She was told to apply ice/heat to the area. MRI of…

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