s, rotator cuff injuries, impingement syndrome, traumatic injury, post-traumatic instability, failed anterior dislocation and fracture-dislocation of the humeral head. These lesions affect mainly young people with extensive damage to the articular cartilage.
They present severe pain and dysfunction in shoulder movement. The usual treatment involves one or more prostheses which must be fixed to the bone using several screws. Unfortunately, most patients who require this type of surgery have poor physical condition and obesity.
Injuries to the shoulder joint can occur as a result of a fall, motor vehicle accident, sporting activity, or during manual labor. For many people, the initial symptom is pain at the front of the shoulder or discomfort while reaching across the body with the affected arm.
Often patients report feeling like they have “torn something” in the shoulder joint. When injuries are caused by overuse they are referred to as ‘soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue injuries include sprains, strains, ligament ruptures and cartilage injuries.Show More