The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and their tendons that attach to the shoulder blade and help stabilize and move the shoulder joint. These muscles and tendons work together to allow for various arm movements such as lifting, reaching, and throwing. The rotator cuff is important in preventing injury and maintaining shoulder joint health, but it can become strained, torn, or otherwise injured due to overuse, trauma, or degeneration. Treatment for rotator cuff injuries may involve rest, physical therapy, medication, or surgery depending on the severity of the injury.
Hip replacement surgery helps you stay mobile and pain-free after damage and wear-and-tear to your hip joint. Here’s what you need to know about what to expect from your hip replacement procedure.
You might be feeling ready to have the kind of pain relief that knee replacement surgery can provide, but you might not be so ready for the long recovery associated with it. We offer some tips on how to speed up your recovery here.
Impingement syndrome is the impingement of the humerus beneath the acromion (scapula)
Bicep tendonitis is an inflammation of the bicep tendon where it inserts onto the glenoid.
Frozen shoulder is an inflammation in the lining of the shoulder which causes pain and stiffness.
There are several non operative treatment options for shoulder pain.