Category Archives for Shoulder Pain

Quick Return to Athletic Life After Labral Tear in Shoulder


-+*Several years ago Zack suffered a shoulder injury while doing shoulder presses at the gym that resulted in a labral tear in his shoulder. His torn labrum resulted in him suffering recurrent shoulder dislocations with a secondary issue being a SLAP tear. Over the years and being active playing soccer, boxing, skin boarding and rock […]

Rotator cuff tears are at high risk of enlargement over time

-+*Tears of the are an extremely common source of shoulder pain in adults over the age of 40. Tear size can range from incomplete or partial to complete tears ranging from small to very large. Treatment options range from non-operative management consisting of physical therapy and/or injections to surgical repair. While non-operative treatment can be […]

Kobe Bryant tears his rotator cuff

-+*It was announced this week that Kobe Bryant, the star of the Los Angeles Laker’s basketball team sustained a during a game on Friday while making a two-handed dunk shot. The rest of his season is in peril as he seeks additional opinions decides on whether he should have rotator cuff surgery for his injured […]

Avoid Injuries While Shoveling Snow

Date: 11 Feb 2014
Category: Shoulder Pain

-+*With the recent influx of snow, there comes another essential chore: shoveling snow.  While this may seem like just another uncomfortably cold and tedious job, keep in mind it is also a very physically taxing activity. Shoveling snow improperly can lead to serious injuries, including shoulder injuries, so please review these fundamental safety precautions:  Before […]

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