Understanding and Managing Shoulder Impingement

Anatomy of shoulder impingement

Shoulder impingement is a common musculoskeletal problem characterized by the compression of soft tissues between the acromion (a bony projection of the shoulder blade) and the head of the humerus (upper arm bone) during shoulder movements. This condition results in pain, limited range of motion, and functional impairment. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and mechanisms behind…

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Basics of Plantar Fasciitis

Foot muscles, bones

Plantar fasciitis is a common orthopedic condition that affects the heel and the bottom of the foot. It is characterized by inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. This condition often causes significant heel pain and can impair a person’s ability to walk and…

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