Complex Repair | Improving Shoulder Girdle Function | Part 1

Start in a half-kneeling position to throw the ball against the rebounder. Make sure that the elbow doesn’t drop below shoulder height when releasing the ball. The knee on the forward leg should not fall out or cave in. Keep your posture tall throughout the entire exercise. Developing shoulder girdle stability and control is essential […]

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Rotator Cuff Repair Arthroscopic Surgery PreOp Patient Education

Your doctor has recommended that you have surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. But what does that actually mean? Rotator cuff is the term given to describe a group of four tendons that work together to support and stabilize the shoulder joint. Each tendon connects muscle to bone. When a shoulder muscles contracts, it […]

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Total Shoulder Replacement – Hamilton Bone & Joint Clinic

In cases where the arthritis of the shoulder is so bad that the pain is unacceptable and non-operative treatment is not adequate enough to help control those symptoms, and the patient has an intact rotator cuff, they are potentially a candidate for total shoulder replacement. Total shoulder replacement means removing the cartilage on the ball […]

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