Shoulder Injury Guides

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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is repetitive strain injury? Repetitive strain injury, or RSI, refers to the overuse or over-activity of certain muscles and tendons in the body. The injury commonly occurs in the hands,...

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Shoulder Separation

What is a shoulder separation? A shoulder separation is the partial or total separation of two parts of the shoulder – the clavicle (collarbone) and the acromion (tip of the shoulder blade). 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 builds up in the tendon, causing stress on the tendon, as well...

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Rotator Cuff Injury

What is rotator cuff injury? The rotator cuff comprises of a quartet of muscles and tendons that meet at the top of the humerus, or the upper arm bone. Together, they make up 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 tissue that...

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