Your rotator cuff is the group of four muscles that cause your should joint to rotate internally (toward your trunk) and externally (away from your trunk). When the rotator cuff muscles and other muscles associated with them get out of balance, either from under- over- or misuse, they begin to cause pain in your shoulder region. Tendinopathy refers to the tendons that attach rotator cuff muscles to the humerus bone and the suffix “opathy” meaning disease or disorder. Joint pain associated with muscle overuse often manifests in the tendons of the muscles that act on a particular joint.
Concussion and Injury in Athletics There is no question that participation in any type of physical activity comes with inherent risk of injury. When it comes to competitive sports, particularly contact sports, the risk increases exponentially. In recent years, there has been much discussion about the risks of concussion in elite athletes, particularly in sports […]Read More (0)
Around one out of every nine U.S. citizens suffer from temporomandibular joint disorders. This medical problem can produce pain when you chew food or yawn. It often creates bothersome clicking noises. Many individuals find that it also results in jaw stiffness. Chewing is painful Yawning may also hurt Jaw pops or clicks Americans frequently visit […]Read More (0)