Shoulder Injury Guides

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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is repetitive strain injury? Repetitive strain injury (RSI) relates to the overuse of muscles and tendons in the body, particularly the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and neck. There are...

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Shoulder Separation

What is shoulder separation? A shoulder separation is the partial or total separation of two parts of the shoulder: the collarbone (the clavicle) and the tip of the shoulder blade (the acromion). A...

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Rotator Cuff Calcific Tendonitis

What is rotator cuff calcific tendonitis? Rotator cuff calcific tendonitis is the accumulation of calcium in the rotator cuff. Calcium forms in the tendon causing a build up of stress on the tendon,...

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Rotator Cuff Injury

What is rotator cuff injury? The rotator cuff comprises a quartet of tendons and muscles that meet at the top of the humerus – the upper arm bone. Together, they form what is known as the...

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Shoulder Sprains and Strains

  What is a shoulder sprain or strain? A shoulder sprain or strain involves an injury to the soft tissues of the shoulder. A shoulder sprain involves damage to the ligaments (the bands of...

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