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 A SLAP lesion is as a result of an acute trauma due to overload, resulting in a degenerative lesion. The most common mechanism of injury is repetitive overload (e.g. swimmers and throwing sports) or excessive inferior traction (e.g. carrying or … Continue reading

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Shoulder dislocation is a common injury in contact sport and is painful, requiring prompt treatment. Dislocation occurs when the arm is in an elevated position, outstretched and takes an impact to the front or back of the shoulder. Usually the … Continue reading

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 A SLAP lesion is an injury to a part of the shoulder joint called the labrum or glenoid capsule. The socket of the shoulder joint is extremely shallow and therefore to compensate for the shallow socket, the shoulder joint has … Continue reading

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