Orthopedics Book


Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder

Aka: Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder, Overhead Athlete Shoulder Injury
  1. Risk Factors: Overhead throwing (or overhead activity)
    1. Baseball
    2. Softball
    3. Water polo
    4. Tennis
    5. Racquetball
    6. Volleyball
  2. Associated Conditions
    1. SICK Scapula Syndrome
    2. Internal Shoulder Impingement (PASTA Injury or Partial Articular-Sided Supraspinatus Tendon Avulsion)
    3. Labral Tear (especially SLAP Lesion)
    4. Rotator Cuff Tear
  3. References
    1. Edmonds (2014) Am Fam Physician 89(7): 537-41 [PubMed]

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