Coastal Orthopedics Blog

What is a Bankart Lesion? (Signs, Symptoms, and Repair) | Corpus Christi, Texas

One of the main parts of of the shoulder is the ball-and-socket configuration that allows you to rotate your arm. In a healthy shoulder joint, the ball and socket remain in stable positions, with the ball (humeral head) centered in the shallow socket (glenoid or glenoid cavity). 

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What is SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT SYNDROME? (Signs, Symptoms, & Treatments) | Corpus Christi, Texas

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain that may affect anyone who performs repeated reaching and lifting over their heads.

Also known as subacromial impingement syndrome, it occurs deep inside the shoulder, when the bones of the shoulder blade and upper arm chafe against the top of the rotator cuff.

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What is a SLAP Lesion Tear? (Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment)

Have you been experiencing a popping or grinding pain in your shoulder, especially when lifting anything higher than your head? Or has one of your shoulders felt weaker than the other, and felt painful when held in one particular position? Although these symptoms can be common to many shoulder problems, having all of these conditions at once could mean you have suffered a SLAP Lesion Tear.

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Common Shoulder Injuries: Types, Reasons, and Causes | Corpus Christi, Texas

Although the shoulder boasts the largest range of motion of any joint in the human body, its remarkable flexibility can make it most vulnerable to damage caused by over-use, over-reach, and repetitive motions. 

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The Most Common High School Sports Injuries

High school sports attract millions of teenagers across the country. Just witness the launch of spring training for baseball and softball on both coasts and in all the communities in between (as the weather allows). Participation in athletics continues to be valued by parents, students, coaches, and community members.

The list of benefits to reap from children doing sports runs long, and for...

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