What to know about scapular winging
Scapular winging involves one or both shoulder blades sticking out from the back rather than lying flat. It can happen as a result of injury or nerve damage.
Are ACL tears really more common in women?
Certain injuries, including ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tears, ankle sprains, and stress fractures, turn out to be even more common in female athletes than they are in males.
What can cause shoulder cracking or popping?
Hearing a cracking or popping in the shoulder can be unsettling. However, unless it accompanies pain, swelling, or other symptoms, joint cracking and popping are generally harmless.
What Happens With a Quadriceps Tendon Rupture
The quadriceps tendon is a thick, strong tendon that can withstand tremendous force. In daily life, it acts as part of the extensor mechanism to straighten the knee. People who injure the extensor mechanism may tear the quad tendon, tear the patellar tendon, or fracture the kneecap. All of these injuries have similar treatments and rehabilitation plans.
Getting more from standard rotator cuff strengthening exercises
The aim of this clinical laboratory study was to compare scapular and rotator cuff muscle activation between standard and modified exercises.