Rotator cuff

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  • Rotator Cuff Research Paper

    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. The muscles the rotator cuff consists of is the supraspinatus muscle, infrapinatus muscle, teres minor muscle and subscapularis muscle. These muscles work together to push down on the head of the humerus bone as your deltoid muscle strains, wraps and pulls in the opposite direction. The rotator cuff tendons provide stability to the…

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  • Rotator Cuff Case Study

    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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  • Bell V. Safe Place Children's Home Case Study

    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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  • Right Shoulder Impingement Case Study

    This can be extremely painful for the patient and can inhibit athletic performance. Some times, the condition is managed surgically; however, a majority of the time it is managed with rest and physical therapy. Therapy for this condition would focus on strengthening the muscles of the shoulder including the scapula stabilizers as well as the rotator cuff. If left untreated, shoulder impingement can eventually cause more serious injuries such as a rotator cuff tear or glenohumeral instability…

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  • Shoulder Impingement Intervention

    Jorgensen 2000, from 5% to 65% reported shoulder pain in relation to the daily training, shoulder pain incidence among swimmers is high which ranges between 40% and 69% , where up to 87% report the pain through their careers. One of the common cause of the shoulder pain is the impingement syndrome where there is a dull pain without any sign of a stiff joint (Hanchard 2008). Shoulder Impingement is considered as one of the common pathology of the shoulder joint that cause pain and disability for…

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  • Pro Athletes Get Paid Too Much Essay

    because When a student comes to see a teacher there salary does not increase it stays the same also when people come to watch the game there are a lot of teammates on a team. Also it does not make sense that they get millions because there are not millions of fans in a game. Also in the same article it says “My teammates and I are responsible for finding and keeping fans” just because fans support you does not mean that you have to get millions. Athletes get more money that most people including…

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  • Baseball Cleaching Research Paper

    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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  • Shoulder Injury In Sports

    start up and old injury. Being smart and not overworking your shoulder are some of the ways you will be able to prevent shoulder injuries. (4) Saetabakken said in The Effects of Body Position and Loading Modality on Muscle Activity and Strength in Shoulder Press, that to better understand shoulder injuries, you must first understand ways in which you can prevent them. Proper technique and body position are things you yourself can control to help prevent you from hurting your shoulder. (3)…

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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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  • Anthony Bell Workers Compensation Case Study

    Plaintiff, Anthony Bell was denied workers’ compensation by his employer, Safe Place Children’s Home, the defendant. He now requests that the Deputy Commissioner of the North Carolina Industrial Commission award him Workers’ Compensation for the injury to his right rotator cuff sustained at the mandatory annual picnic held by his employer because although it was a recurring injury, it was one that was aggravated by an accidental injury that arose out of and in the scope…

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