Overhead athletes place enormous demands on the shoulder and as a consequence are prone to injury. Labral tears and rotator cuff tears are potential problems seen with repetitive overhead activities. These injuries may be preventable if proper attention is given to early identification and treatment of abnormalities in the kinetic chain. To properly evaluate and treat these conditions, clinicians must understand the kinetic chain, the pathomechanics of labral and rotator cuff injury, and conditions that predispose the athlete to injury such as scapular dyskinesis and glenohumeral internal rotation deficit.
|Title of host publication||Elite Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy|
|Subtitle of host publication||New Frontiers in Shoulder Preservation|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||9|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2015|
- Kinetic chain
- Scapular dyskinesis