Treating A Dislocated Shoulder

Causes Of Shoulder Dislocation   The bone of the upper arm (humerus) ends in a ball like structure that fits perfectly into a socket present in the shoulder blade. This ball and socket arrangement forms the shoulder joint. Dislocation of the shoulder joint occurs when the ball of the humerus comes out of its original…

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Rotator Cuff Dysfunction And Its Treatment

What Is Rotator Cuff? Rotator Cuff is a structure formed by 4 muscles viz. Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Subscapularis and Teres Minor and the tendons of these muscles. It supports and strengthens the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff undergoes moderate wear and tear on a daily basis due to shoulder joint functions. But if the rotator cuff…

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When Is Rotator Cuff Surgery Required

What Is Rotator Cuff Surgery? Rotator cuff surgery is a surgical procedure performed on the rotator cuff, which is a protective layer of soft tissue encasing the shoulder joint. The surgery involves mechanical manipulation or repair of the rotator cuff to repair any tear or remove inflammatory debris collected around it. The purpose of this…

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How To Care For Patients After Rotator Cuff Surgery?

What Is Rotator Cuff Surgery? Rotator cuff surgery is a surgical procedure performed to repair the existing damage to the muscles or tendons of the rotator cuff. Rotator cuff is an anatomical structure which is comprised of 4 muscles viz. subscapularis, teres minor, supraspinatus and infraspinatus and their respective tendons.It forms a cuff around the…

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Rotator Cuff Surgery: Purpose, Procedure, Risks, Recovery

Rotator cuff is a collective name for the musculoskeletal soft tissue surrounding the shoulder joint. Four muscles viz. Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Subscapularis along with their tendons are involved in the formation of rotator cuff. Rotator cuff provides strength, stability and mobility to the shoulder joint.

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