Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #shoulder

Most recents (2)

Thread 👇👇
#Shoulder pain in the adult ....
We still use the phrase "Impingement Syndrome" .. WHY?
Focus ...
The Acromion ... hooked or flat. Does it matter?
Short answer: Time to leave our little friend the acromion alone. 1/?
The Villain.
The acromion is most superior, anterior part of the scapula ... It serves as the attachment for the Deltoid, the ACJ ligaments, the the CA lig. 2/?
In the beginning ...
On certain X-rays it may appear to be flat, or hooked.
In the early 1970s, in a non-peer reviewed citation it was held that the acromion was the cause of rotator cuff pain and pathology.
Read 21 tweets
Interesting #Ortho tidbit. SHOULDER PAIN
You're over 40, you go to the doc because your #shoulder hurts. You did NOT have an injury. Many will be sent for an MRI.... 1/?
Bear in mind ... You have a very significant chance that a rotator cuff "abnormality" will be found. Those abnormalities will sound scary .... Partial rotator cuff tears, full rotator cuff tears, and labral tears. 2/?
These can be very alarming to many people... the word "tear" implies you're damaged and therefore something must be wrong -- and perhaps you're thinking it must be fixed. 3/?
Read 15 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!