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Dislocated Shoulder? What is it and how is it Treated?

The shoulder joint is the body’s most mobile joint. It can move, turn, and swing in many directions. While that mobility is a huge advantage, it also means that the shoulder is susceptible to becoming dislocated.What is a Dislocated Shoulder? The top of your upper arm bone is shaped like a ball. This ball fits […]

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Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff Tears: More Common than You Think

A rotator cuff tear is a common shoulder injury that doesn’t always have obvious symptoms. Sometimes it might cause pain, but other times symptoms may present as weakness in the shoulder or poor shoulder mobility. Let’s take a closer look at exactly what this injury is and how to treat it before it turns into […]

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4 Common Sports Shoulder Injuries

4 Common Sports Shoulder Injuries

As one can expect, shoulder injuries occur quite frequently amongst sports athletes. Even those with more moderate activity levels can encounter some of these common shoulder injuries. These conditions can be linked to chronic pain and other areas such as the neck. Treating these conditions early-on in a proper manner is vital for full recovery […]

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