Category: Shoulder

Shoulder Pain: Labral Tears

Labrum MRI

Shoulder Pain: Labral Tears What You Need to Know About The Labrum Basic Shoulder Anatomy and The Labrum: The labrum is the cup-shaped rim of cartilage that lines and reinforces a ball-and-socket joint. In the shoulder, this joint is composed of the glenoid – the shallow shoulder socket – and the head (or ball) of the upper arm bone known as the…

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The Rotator Cuff: Tear, Impingement or Imbalance?

What Makes Up A “Rotator Cuff?” The Rotator Cuff (RC) is the grouping of muscles that keep the ball of the humerus into the socket of the shoulder.  When asked to describe the RC we like to use an analogy that’s similar to a radio microphone.  The humerus is suspended similar to a microphone by an internal shock mount.  The…

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