Dr. Martin's notes

Tuesday March 21, 2017

Shoulder Injuries

Overuse injuries

Impingement Syndrome-the space between the humeral head and the acromion becomes narrowed.

Rotator cuff tears - Subscapulariis, Supraspinatious, Infraspinatous, or teres minor. The tendons of these muscles combine at the humeral head to form one broad tendond.

Muscle strains

Biceps tendonitiis & biceps tendon rupture

Anterior shoulder dislocation

Glenoid labrum tears

Acromioclavicular separation (A/C joint)

Sternoclavicular sprain (S/C joint)

Brachial plexus injury (burner)

Shoulder fractures