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Sprains, Strains and Tears

Sprains, Strains and Tears

Sprains and strains are common injuries. What is the difference? A sprain is a stretch or tear of a ligament, the fibrous tissue that connects the end of one bone with another.  Ligaments stabilize and support our body’s joints.  A common example is anterior...
Shoulder Joint Tears

Shoulder Joint Tears

The shoulder joint is compromised of three bones: the clavicle (collar bone), the scapula (shoulder blade) and the humerus. The humerus rests in a socket called the glenoid. The labrum is a soft fibrous tissue rim that surrounds the socket thereby stabilizing the...
Recovery Time From Shoulder Surgery

Recovery Time From Shoulder Surgery

Recovery time from shoulder surgery varies on the type of surgery performed.  The shoulder is a complex joint made up of ligaments, muscles and cartilage. The major muscles are the supraspinatous, infraspinatus, teres minor and the subscapularis, which together...