is most commonly seen in
throwing sports such as baseball and softball, but can also occur in
contact sports such as football and soccer.
Rotator cuff tears and shoulder dislocations are probably the most
widely known shoulder problems. Other common shoulder injuries to the
shoulder include tendonitis, sprains, strains, impingement syndrome,
instability, and labral tears. Injuries to the shoulder can range from
acute injuries to chronic problems.
Shoulder injuries are not limited to upper body sports like baseball
and softball. Football, rugby, and other contact sports can often
produce season ending injuries as well.
Whether you have suffered a traumatic shoulder
dislocation, or just have chronic impingement syndrome, understanding
what your injury involves is the first step in the recovery process.
Below you will find links to the most common types of shoulder problems.
A serious injury that often
requires rehabilitation, and possibly surgery.
The rotator cuff are some of the most
important muscles in the shoulder. Learn about injury to them, and how
to treat it.
A frustrating shoulder injury
with multiple causes.Labral
Injury to the cartilage in the shoulder. Learn
more about the different types of labral tears, causes, and treatment.
A specific type of labral tear, this injury
occurs in conjunction with shoulder dislocations.
A labral tear that occurs often with overhead throwers, especially baseball pitchers.
Broken collarbone...broken shoulder...no
matter what you call it, this injury is nothing to scoff at.AC
Not to be confused with a shoulder
dislocation, an AC separation is still a serious injury to the shoulder.