Milan M. DiGiulio, M.D.

Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete

Care of Shoulder Pain in the Overhead Athlete

Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder. Capsular laxity, humeral retrotorsion, glenoid retroversion, glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, and scapular dyskinesis can all contribute to shoulder dysfunction and pain.

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Useful Links

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists