oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Acute shoulder injuries in the athlete

Volume 1, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



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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