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Etiology

When considering the possible causes of rotator cuff disease, mechanical impingement of the rotator cuff is considered the most common recognizable source of recurring pain and disability in the active population. Neer’s classic work served to organize the clinician’s approach to rotator cuff disease and, most importantly, to define rotator cuff pathology as a spectrum […]

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Basics Description Shoulder pain with overhead activities is a common musculoskeletal complaint. Impingement syndrome: Inflammatory condition of the soft tissues of the subacromial space Most common cause of presentation for shoulder complaints to a physician’s office (>50% of all shoulder complaints) Represents a continuum, progressing from acute bursitis, to chronic bursitis, to partial-thickness tears […]