oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Acute shoulder injuries in the athlete
|Article Title||Acute shoulder injuries in the athlete|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 *Sports Medicine, MRC/UCT Bioenergetics of Exercise Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Cape Town Medical School, Observatory|
|Publication Date||Nov 1994|
|Pages||5 - 11|
|Keyword(s)||Acromioclavicular (AC) joint sprain, Fractured clavicle, Fractures of scapula, Glenohumeral joint instability, Luxatio erecta, Mechanism of injury, Proximal humerus, Rapture of muscle, Sternoclavicular (SC) joint dislocation and Subcoracoid|
The aim of this article is to discuss some of the more common acute injuries o f the shoulder complex. The injuries in each area will be discussed with respect to the mechanism of injury, clinical diagnosis, special investigations and management. The rehabilitation of acute injuries as well as the management of overuse injuries will be discussed in another paper in this journal.
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