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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. 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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    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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    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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    inform you that this PDF is an uncorrected proof for internal business use only by the author(s), editor(s), reviewer(s), Elsevier and typesetter SPi. It is not allowed to publish this proof online or in print. This proof copy is the copyright property of the publisher and is confidential until formal publication. Comp. by: A.Geetha Stage: Proof Chapter No.: 36 Title Name: Filshie Page Number: 3 Date: 11/09/2015 Time: 03:20:57 36—ACUpUNCtUrE IN SportS MEdICINE 3 B978-0-7020-4307-9.00036-0, 00036…

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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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    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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    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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    Chronic Effects Of A Rotator Cuff Tear If your shoulder is painful or you have limited range of motion and you've recently been injured in a car accident or fell on your arm, then you might have a rotator cuff tear. Even if your pain doesn't seem severe, you should have it checked out by a doctor. Mild damage to the rotator cuff in your shoulder can lead to chronic damage when scar tissue builds as the injury recovers. Besides pain, a rotator cuff injury can cause arm weakness and limited…

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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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