Subacromial impingement begins is typically result of poor biomechanics or as a result of decreases subacromial space. Therefore, in the continuum of care it is a product of repetitive stress to the underlying tissue of the acromion process. The official definition of the subacromial impingement is the compression coraco-acromial arch and the humerous.
Education on clinical presentation of instability pathologies of the shoulder Copyright: frugo / 123RF Stock Photo
Adhesive capsulitis is generally characterized as loss of ER, abduction and internal rotation, or the GH capsular pattern. It is reported in 2.5-5% of the population and more prominent in women than men. Specifically, females between the ages of 40-65 years of age are more susceptible. Other risk factors include but are not limited to individuals with diabetes and or thyroid disease. It is noted through various cadaver studies that angiogenesis/neurogenesis may begin in the capsular…
Scapular Dyskinesia Part I
As you would imagine the first step to treating the scapular dyskinesia is to stretch the tight muscles, and strengthen the weak muscles. Treatments can be simple if the patient has not developed chronic pain and or minimal structural damage has occurred. As noted above, each pathology is on its own continuum. Copyright: samotrebizan / 123RF Stock Photo
Sensitivity Vs. Specificity
Simple rules for specificity and sensitivity Copyright: alexoakenman / 123RF Stock Photo