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Shoulder Safety Part 5: managing labrum injuries

Another common injury to the shoulder is inflammation or damage to the labrum.  As stated in a previous entry, the labrum exists on the edge of the glenoid fossa on the scapula as a thin, cartilaginous ring designed to deepen … Continue reading

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Shoulder Safety Part 2: bony shoulder anatomy

The shoulder (glenohumeral joint) is very complicated.  It is comprised of three bones, the shoulder blade (scapula), collar bone (clavicle) and upper arm bone (humerus).  It is classified as a ball and socket joint (similar to the hip), but lacks … Continue reading

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