Clicking/snapping shoulder

What is Clicking/snapping shoulder? A shoulder joint is the most mobile joint of the body. It comprises three bones clavicle (collar bone), scapula (shoulder blade) and humerus (upper arm bone). The bones are kept in their positions by a number of muscles, tendons, and ligaments that make the shoulder and the arm stable. The shoulder… Continue reading

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Clavicle ORIF (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)

What is clavicle ORIF? Clavicle or collarbone connects the arm to the body. Clavicle ORIF is a surgical procedure that stabilizes and helps in healing a broken collarbone. Open reduction is a surgical procedure in which the broken bones are realigned back to their normal position by opening the skin and muscles and directly approaching the… Continue reading

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Clavicle fracture

What is clavicle fracture? The clavicle or collar bone is a pair of long bones that are located in the top of your chest between the shoulder joint and the breast bone (sternum). Clavicle connects the arm (upper limb) to the body and has strong ligamentous attachments to the scapula (shoulder blade) and breast bone.… Continue reading

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Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder

What is calcific tendinitis of the shoulder? Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder is a very painful condition, where calcium deposits (calcium hydroxyapatite crystals) accumulate in tendons of the rotator cuff muscles. However, calcium tendinitis can happen in any muscle of the body. A rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that joins the upper… Continue reading

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Acromioclavicular joint disruption

What is Acromio-Clavicular joint? Acromio-clavicular joint (ACJ)is the joint between collar bone (clavicle) and the shoulder blade (Scapula) at the highest point of shoulder. It’s a strong joint that connects the arm to the body and is stabilised by two groups of ligaments. Acromio-clavicular (AC) ligament stabilises the joint between acromion and clavicle and is… Continue reading

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