Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Instability WHO? Throwers (baseball/ cricket etc.) Swimmers Acute injury (car accident/ footy collision) Young persons (double jointed) WHAT? Shoulder instability is broad term that describes the condition whereby the connective tissue around the shoulder joint becomes lax, allowing greater range of motion at the shoulder than is normal. The shoulder joint, or gleno-humeral joint, is a ball and socket joint, compromised of the head of the humerus sitting within a cup shaped socket, referred to as the acetabulum. Ligaments, tendons and the rotator cuff muscles are responsible for holding the humerus within the acetabulum. When these structures are injured, or are [...]

Shoulder Instability2016-07-28T08:59:46+08:00

Baker’s Cyst

BAKER'S CYST WHO? Cyclists/ runners Older adults Sports requiring lots of running/ turning/ jumping etc. WHAT? Baker’s cyst is a condition whereby there is swelling at the back of the knee joint that accumulates within the joint space and bursa. It may also be referred to as a popliteal cyst, in reference to its location at the back of the knee, which is medically known as the popliteal fossa. The fluid-filled cyst can result in pain or discomfort at the back of the knee with during normal day to day activities that may increase with activity or overuse of the knee. Patients [...]

Baker’s Cyst2016-05-03T08:57:37+08:00