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Suture anchors

Suture Anchors Suture Anchors are mechanical devices that have been engineered to attach ligaments and tendons to bones. They are marvellous feats of engineering and have totally changed the way many injuries are treated. Each Suture Anchor can be divided into three parts – the anchor, the eyelet, and the suture. The Anchor – This

Calcific Tendinitis

Calcific Tendinitis Calcific Tendinitis is the condition when calcium gets deposited in the rotator cuff. These calcium deposits in the tendons build up the pressure and also cause chemical irritation and lead to a lot of pain and it can get excruciating. Besides the chemical irritation and the pressure build up, these deposits lessen the


The Scapula is the bone that is most commonly referred to as the shoulder blade and connects the humerus to the collar bone. It is one of the three bones that comprise the shoulder joint. The bone is triangular, is nearly flat and has 2 surfaces, three processes, and three angles. The two surfaces of

The 3 Bones of the Shoulder joint

The shoulder joint is indeed quite a complex one. It isn’t a single joint really but comprises 2 joints – the Glenohumeral and the Acromioclavicular joints, which is the union of the 3 bones – Clavicle, Scapula and Humerus. It is the extraordinary design of the bones of the shoulder joint that makes it the

Insights on keeping your shoulder injury prevention

The shoulder offers the most range of motion amongst the joints in the human body. There are 8 ligaments and 15 muscles that are responsible for the shoulder’s wide range of movement and this very advantage can backfire as well, if the joint is not well cared for, as its design makes it susceptible to

frozen shoulder

The Frozen Shoulder

The Frozen shoulder develops when one stops using the shoulder joint due to pain, a long-term health condition or an injury. Here, the shoulder joint becomes stiff and is incapable of its expected range of motion and can be easily described as ‘frozen’. A frozen shoulder could also result from diabetes or a stroke. The

shoulder dislocation

Shoulder Dislocation

A shoulder joint is said to be dislocated when the bone Humerus is separated from the Scapula at the Glenohumeral joint. It would be quite fair to say that the shoulder joint is particularly prone to dislocation, for it is the flip-side, or call it the ‘pay’ for this wide range of motion that this

simple shoulder exercises

Simple Exercises for Healthy shoulders

First, a quick look at the shoulder joint. The shoulder joint,like the hip joint is a typical ball and socket joint which offers a lot of movement. A lot of movement on offer means a lot of potential for injury. With the wide range of motion,the soft tissue around the shoulder is more prone to

child shoulder injury

Pediatric and Adolescent Shoulder Injuries

The human shoulder is made of 4 joints,3 bones,numerous ligaments,tendons and muscles. Injuries that are acute and chronic are associated with this area. Children are very susceptible to shoulder injuries as they are very much involved in various outdoor sporting activities .Their immature bones and tendons could be reasons as well and an early identification

shoulder treatments

5 Common Shoulder Conditions and its Treatments

1. Osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis) Osteoarthritis is perhaps one of the most common form of arthritis that we know of. Years of high stress physical work can cause “wear and tear” of your joint cartilage. The stress on the cartilage causes inflammation, resulting in sharp pain and a visibly decreased capacity of motion. When non-surgical treatment

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