The biceps muscle allows you to flex your arm (bend it). The muscle is attached to the bone in two ways – either by the shoulder or the forearm (shoulder = proximal biceps tendon whilst the forearm attaches to the distal biceps tendon). Proximal biceps tendon tears are more common but distal biceps tendon rupture can

Frozen shoulder – also known as adhesive capsulitis – is a common condition and self-resolving condition that can have a significant impact on your day to day life. It happens in somewhere between 2 and 5 percent of the population and it is most common in your forties and fifties. It is also significantly more

In a period of 7 years, some 5 million Americans visited their doctors about a rotator cuff tear. These injuries are incredibly common and quite debilitating. The injury can happen for a number of reasons (both long-term overuse or a traumatic injury). What is a rotator cuff tear? What is a massive tear? The rotator

Shoulder instability affects thousands of Americans across the country each year. For most, it is an inconvenience, and annoyance that needs treating but is not essential to their life and survival. But for one population getting back to 100% following shoulder instability is essential for their livelihood. A recent study published in the Journal of

Tagged under:

Did you know that almost 5% of adults will develop frozen shoulder at some point in their lifetime? The incredibly debilitating disorder can leave people in constant pain with little movement on their shoulder. But now a new technique could provide almost instant relief!   What Is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder is known in the

Tagged under:

Treating Calcific Tendinopathy

Sunday, 24 December 2017 by

A recent study has shown that the treatment of shoulder calcifications needs to be done according to the kind of calcifications and the extent of deposition. The study was published in Radiology and it pressed on the need of determining whether a single or dual needles need to be used for removing calcifications from the

Shoulder instability occurs when an individual’s shoulder muscles, tendons, and ligaments are not able to secure their shoulder joint any longer. When this happens the top of the bone in the upper arm moves in the shoulder socket and may possibly dislocate. As a consequence, the top of this upper arm bone is pushed out

Tagged under:

“Weightlifter’s shoulder” is the layman term given to a condition known as distal clavicular osteolysis where high stresses placed on the acromioclavicular joint (where the clavicle/collarbone meets the acromion of the shoulder blade) causes pathology to occur here. The findings made on ultrasound investigation of the affected acromioclavicular joint include: Bone resorption (absorption back into

Michael Fulmer of the Detroit Tigers, Vetern Felix Hernandez of the Mariners and New York Knicks Kristaps Prizingis have all been sidelined this year with shoulder bursitis, or, in medical terminology “Subacromial Bursitis”. That term might seem like a foreign language at first but if you break it down it makes a lot more sense:

Michael Fulmer of the Detroit Tigers, Vetern Felix Hernandez of the Mariners and New York Knicks Kristaps Prizingis have all been sidelined this year with shoulder bursitis, or, in medical terminology “Subacromial Bursitis”. That term might seem like a foreign language at first but if you break it down it makes a lot more sense:

TOP