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Shoulder instability: dislocations and subluxations

shoulder instability x-ray

What is shoulder instability? This is when there is too much movement between the 2 main bones that make up the shoulder joint (humeral head and glenoid). This may be experienced as painful or as apprehension of the movement potentially being too much to tolerate.   Dislocation is when the joint is completely displaced and …

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The Infamous Rotator Cuff, non-traumatic Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain anatomy

Did you know that 1 in every 50 adults seeks medical care for a new shoulder pain every year? (1) Shoulder pain is quite a common complaint, with 50% of the population having an episode annually. (2)   Shoulder pain can be very debilitating (more than a knee or back pain) because it forms such …

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