Rotator cuff tear

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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

    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 options that are available to repair a torn rotator cuff. After reading this, hopefully you will have a better understanding of the rotator cuff tear and repair. Let us begin with the anatomy of the rotator cuff. It is comprised of a group of…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Importance Of Participation In Sports

    Sport related injuries have consistently been a problem throughout the years. The topic constantly makes headlines, and studies are continuously being performed to help make sports safer for everyone. While proper training and equipment is important in preventing injuries, these factors do not always rule them out. Participation in sports are growing, and we need to do our best to help prevent major problems. ACL injuries, concussions, muscle strains, and rotator cuff tears are some of the most…

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  • Medical Case Management Case: Andrew Rider Of Michigan Insurance Company

    Branch PMR examined the shoulder. When Mr. Simonson keeps his arm below chest level he reports his pain is low. When Dr. Branch went through range of motion to anything over head Mr. Simonson reported pain to the top of the shoulder radiating inwards. Dr. Branch said that he will request the x-ray report from Covenant hospital. Dr. Branch said that dislocating the shoulder can tear the labrum. He would like Mr. Simonson to have a MRI done at the MSU, MRI department. They have a specific protocol…

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  • Essay On Shoulder Replacement

    Replacement? Typically, during a total shoulder replacement surgery the patient’s arthritic joint surfaces are replaced with a plastic socket and smooth metal ball with an attached stem. These mechanisms are available in a variety of sizes and may be cemented or ‘press fit’ into the patient’s bone. The ‘press fit’ technique is utilized when the patient’s humeral bone is solid; however, if this bone is soft, the humeral component may be implanted using bone cement. In the majority of cases, a…

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  • Exercise Science In Sports

    expanding their use of technology with the use of force plates, high speed cameras, reflective markers, and motion analysis to analyze movements of baseball players. Baseball has increased the amount of aspects that can be measured of the game, like batted ball velocity, the value of a player, movement of a pitch and its spin rate, and velocity of any ball thrown on the field. Exercise Science has increased the amount of measurements that can be taken in a wide range of areas, like the mobility…

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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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