Effective Exercises For Young Adults With Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder injury can be debilitating, painful and have a direct effect on a person’s quality of life. Unfortunately shoulder injuries are still quite common, both in athletes and the general population. A majority of these cases stem from either chronic overuse or acute trauma to the shoulder, arm, neck or upper back. This results in […]

Accelerated Return To Elite Rugby League Following Labral Repair

Contact sports like Rugby League are often rough on the joints and soft tissue structures of the body. Frequent impacts and heavy tackle collisions can cause structural damage to the shoulder and acute injury needing medical attention. In 2007, a study of 142 rugby players indicated that tearing of the glenoid labrum occurred in as […]

Preventing Shoulder Injury In Overhead Sports

Shoulder injuries plague athletes of all description at all levels of sport, however they are more commonly seen in sports that involve overhead movements of the shoulder, such as swimming, and cricket. A majority of shoulder injuries in both cricket and swimming arise from over use of the shoulder joint. It has been reported that […]

Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Natural History and Treatment Options

Your arms can perform a wide range of activity without experiencing pain when tissues and muscles surrounding the rotator cuff that connects the arm bone to the shoulder blade are healthy. Supporting the rotator cuff are tendons which consist of water and collagen. The tendon functions in a characteristic stretching and compressing action at either […]

Tenodesis or Tenotomy For Long Head of Biceps Pathology – What’s Effective For Pain Relief?

Shoulder pain is a common complaint, however identifying the exact cause or source of the pain can at times be difficult and often unreliable. One of the known causes of pain in the shoulder is the long head of biceps tendon that connects the outer or lateral head of the biceps muscle in your upper […]