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Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator cuff injury is a condition characterized by partial or complete tearing of one or more of the rotator cuff muscles.  The rotator cuff is formed by supraspinatus, … [Read More...]

Ligaments of shoulder joint

Shoulder Joint Anatomy

Anatomy of Shoulder Joint Shoulder is actually composed of four joints, namely glenohumeral joint, acromioclavicular joint, sternoclavicular joint and scapulothoracic … [Read More...]

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Radiofrequency Chondroplasty

Radiofrequency chondroplasty is a technique where heat is used to remove the unstable edges of the defect producing a smooth, stable articular cartilage surface and slow … [Read More...]

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Microfracture Chondroplasty

The microfracture chondroplasty is a technique to treat full thickness cartilage defects that leads to the formation of new joint surface cartilage. The damaged area is … [Read More...]

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Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator cuff injury is a condition characterized by partial or complete tearing of one or more of the rotator cuff muscles.  The rotator cuff is formed by supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis  and teres minor.  The supraspinatus is most commonly affected. The frequency of full-thickness rotator cuff tears ranges from 5-40%, with an increasing incidence of cuff … [Read More...]

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Klumpke Palsy

Klumpke palsy is a form of paralysis involving the muscles of the forearm and hand, resulting from a brachial plexus to eighth cervical and first thoracic nerves are injured either before or after they have joined to form the lower trunk. Klumpke palsy usually occurs following a stretching injury from a difficult vaginal delivery. Klumpke palsy is rarely reported in … [Read More...]

Brachial Plexus Injury

Brachial Plexus Injury

Brachial plexus injuries can occur in neonates following birth trauma [Erb’s paralysis and Klumpke’s paralysis], compression of brachial plexus by surrounding structures [thoracic outlet syndrome] and due to inflammation of the nerve [Turner parsonage syndrome or brachial neuritis] and direct or indirect injury by trauma [called traumatic brachial plexus … [Read More...]

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