Rotator cuff injuries

Paul Hamm injury

in Olympics injuries, Rotator cuff injuries

Hamm to miss Olympics in Beijing with a rotator cuff injury American gymnast Paul Hamm has been withdrawn from the US Olympic squad after picking up a strained rotator cuff. Hamm, the current Olympic champion, was already recovering from a broken right hand but in his attempts to accelerate his recovery, he has strained his... MORE

Stretching and strengthening the rotator cuff muscle

in Rotator cuff injuries

The importance of the rotator cuff muscle should not be underestimated. In sports where overhead activity is paramount, the muscle can consistently feel the strain. After all, why do you think quarterbacks often have icepacks on their shoulder after a lengthy throwing session? Fortunately, there are good exercises for strengthening the rotator cuff muscle that... MORE

Shoulder pain injuries: rotator cuff muscles strengthening exercises compared?

in Rotator cuff injuries, Shoulder injuries

Chronic shoulder pain is a common consequence of repetitive overhead activity, such as serving and smashing in tennis, freestyle or butterfly swimming, javelin throwing, or bowling in cricket. Usually such pain is a result of damage to the rotator cuff muscles. The rotator cuff group consists of four muscles, subscapularis, teres minor, infraspinatus and supraspinatus,... MORE

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