IRREPARABLE ROTATOR CUFF TEARS: WHAT TO DO AND WHEN TO DO IT; THE SURGEON'S DILEMMA
- Shoulder disorders -- part 1. // GP: General Practitioner;1/6/2003, p45
Focuses on various shoulder disorders and their possible treatment. Causes of shoulder pain; Use of magnetic resonance imaging scan to investigate shoulder injury; Kinds of pain encountered by a patient suffering from frozen shoulder; Description of the treatment for rotator cuff disease.
- THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND MORPHOLOGICAL FEATURES OF ROTATOR CUFF DISEASE. Yamaguchi, Ken; Ditsios, Konstantinos; Middleton, William D.; Hildebolt, Charles F.; Galatz, Leesa M.; Teefey, Sharlene A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 8, p1699
Background: Very little comparative information is available regarding the demographic and morphological characteristics of asymptomatic and symptomatic rotator cuff tears. This information is important to provide insight into the natural history of rotator cuff disease and to identify which...
- Why does my should hurt? // American Family Physician;11/1/1997, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p1811
Provides a general overview on shoulder pain. Common cause of shoulder pain; How to know if the rotator cuff is hurt; Management of shoulder pain; Types of injury that may need surgery.
- Physical Tests for Shoulder Disorders. Descatha, Alexis; Godeau, Diane; Mediouni, Zakia // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/1/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 1, p94
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Does This Patient With Shoulder Pain Have Rotator Cuff Disease? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review" by J. Hermans and colleagues in the 2013 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association."
- Physical Tests for Shoulder Disorders. Hermans, Job; Luime, Jolanda J.; Meuffels, Duncan E. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/1/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 1, p94
A response from the authors of the article "Does This Patient With Shoulder Pain Have Rotator Cuff Disease? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review" in the 2013 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" is presented.
- Frozen Shoulder. Vatcher, Jodie // Massage Australia;May2006, Issue 53, p18
The article offers information on the condition called frozen shoulder. The anatomy of the shoulder is explained. The four muscles that comprise the rotator cuff are listed. The formation of the four tendons from the muscles that comprise the rotator cuff is described. The disease involves an...
- How to Prevent Shoulder Pain. Mullen, G. John // Swimming World;Aug2010, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p30
The article offers information on the prevention of shoulder injuries, which is common among swimmers. According to the author it is imperative that the swimmers have proper understanding of the shoulder. Particular focus is given to the shoulder's anatomy which includes, muscles like...
- Utility of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of unsuspected cases of Parsonage-Turner syndrome: two case reports. Kumar, Ishan; Verma, Ashish; Srivastava, Arvind; Shukla, Ram C. // Journal of Medical Case Reports;2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1
Introduction MRI is becoming increasingly important in the evaluation of shoulder pain, especially in the diagnosis of rotator cuff injuries and conditions that mimic them. Parsonage-Turner syndrome is a well-defined clinical entity that presents with acute-onset shoulder pain and weakness,...
- On the impact of calcified deposits within the rotator cuff tendons in shoulders of patients with shoulder pain and dysfunction. Maier, M.; Stäbler, A.; Schmitz, C.; Lienemann, A.; Köhler, S.; Dürr, H.R.; Pfahler, M.; Refior, H.J. // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Jul2001, Vol. 121 Issue 7, p371
We wanted to prove the hypothesis that calcified deposits within the rotator cuff tendons are merely an epiphenomenon of complex morphological alterations in the shoulders of patients with shoulder pain and dysfunction. The shoulders of 92 patients with calcified deposits within the rotator cuff...