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What is a SLAP Tear?

<h3How does a Superior Labral injury happen? A common superior labral injury is termed a SLAP tear which stands for “superior labrum from anterior (front) to posterior (back) tear”. The labrum is cartilage that helps to deepen the socket part of the scapula (shoulder blade). It is connected to one of the two tendons which

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What is a Proximal Humeral Fracture?

The humerus is the bone between the shoulder and the elbow. The proximal humerus is the upper part of the bone near the shoulder. A proximal humeral fracture is common, especially in the elderly with osteoporosis (brittle bones). If the fracture occurs in the elderly, it is usually caused by falling from ground level on

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Is my shoulder pain caused by an Acromio-clavicular dislocation?

How does an Acromio-clavicular dislocation occur? The Acromio-clavicular (AC) joint is the joint formed between the end of the collar bone (clavicle) and the shoulder blade (scapula). It facilitates rotational and gliding motions and allows for shoulder movement. Acromio-clavicular dislocation is common among athletes and occurs predominantly among males. An acromio-clavicular dislocation is more common

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