TITLE

Internal Impingement of the Shoulder in the Overhead Athlete

AUTHOR(S)
Drakos, Mark C.; Rudzki, Jonas R.; Allen, Answorth A.; Potter, Hollis G.; Altchek, David W.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 11, p2719
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several approaches in treating internal impingement of the shoulder of overhead athletes. It is stressed that internal impingement is a specific type of shoulder injury to the posterior labrum and the rotator cuff that is seen primarily in throwing athletes. It is stated that when treating internal impingement, it is suggested that nonoperative treatment should always be attempted first.
ACCESSION #
45351672

 

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