rotator cuff

Rotator Cuff Examination Inspect the shoulder area first! Infraspinatus muscle atrophy may be present and may be a sign of
The diagnosis is confirmed when the pain symptoms are relieved by injection of numbing medicine in the subacromial space
Posterior Dislocation Posterior dislocations are usually associated with seizures or electrical shock and are often missed
The diagnosis is often obvious for complete ruptures because of the deformity of the arm muscle. The tendon is injured; the
Bursitis: Bursitis is a frequent cause of shoulder pain and usually occurs in conjunction with an impingement syndrome (Figure
So while the following program doesn't target the rotator cuff muscles specifically, it does hit all the muscles in the shoulder
When an elite athlete like basketball legend Kobe Bryant or tennis icon Maria Sharapova suffers a rotator cuff injury, we all hear about it. But as my patients and I can vouch, sports stars aren't the only ones who deal with this common cause of shoulder pain.
Not only is the press perfectly safe for the shoulders -- as evidenced by the fact that shoulder injuries are the least-common injuries for Olympic weightlifters who use the barbell overhead -- but the correctly performed press is the best exercise for keeping shoulders strong.
The body is amazingly tough at handling abuse. But do something a hundred times, do it regularly, do it when you are tired, when your shoulders are already sore... something is going to give. Something. Is going. To give.
One of the things that amazes me most is how neglected this vital region of our body is exercised and understood. When I go to the gym rarely do I see someone training the all-important rotator cuff (RTC) group or its synergists -- the scapular rotator/stabilizer group.
The Small But Often-Forgotten Protector: The Rotator Cuff