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Blogs and Articles — Shoulder Bursitis

The Rotator Cuff Explained

Posted by Judith Winer on

      Rotator Cuff Explained - Jonathan Kuttner M.D.     Pelvic, Trunk, and Scapula stability need to be secure to prevent common rotator cuff injuries A survey of one year (2006) showed that over 7.5 million people visited their doctor for a shoulder problem, including shoulder and upper arm sprains and strains. More than half of these visits (4.1 million) were for rotator cuff problems. Another more recent study (Lewis, 2014) reported that 70% of visits to doctors and therapists for shoulder pain were related to rotator cuff disorders. Shoulder injuries are frequently caused by sports and athletic activities that involve excessive, repetitive, overhead motion, such as...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Shoulder Bursitis

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

  What Causes the Most Common Shoulder Injuries? - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner    Failure to attend to shoulder bursitis often results in a worsening of the condition Shoulder bursitis is not generally an isolated condition but is usually associated with a rotator cuff tear or impingement syndrome. The subacromial bursa is the largest and most commonly injured bursa in the shoulder region. Bursitis may be caused by a combination of factors including rotator cuff dysfunction, instability in the joints of the pectoral girdle, osteoarthritis, postural misalignments, bone spurs and anything that decreases space in the limited subacromial space.         Common...

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