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Rotator Cuff

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common source of pain in the shoulder. It is found in about 50% of patients who come to the doctor with a complaint...

Shoulder Dislocations

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The shoulder joint is the most commonly dislocated joint in the body (Figure 1). The shoulder can be dislocated anteriorly (in front) or posteriorly (...

Popeye Deformity

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The biceps muscle goes from the shoulder to the elbow. And when it ruptures at the shoulder area it is called a "popeye" muscle. The biceps muscle sup...

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is most commonly associated with injuries to the muscles, tendons and ligaments within the shoulder. Howe...

Sexy Shoulders In 4 Moves

Jenn Zerling | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

Everyone wants sculpted shoulders, especially during beach season. So while sculpting your chest, back and arms are top priority, most fitness enthus...

Got Shoulder Pain? Rotator Cuff Injuries 101

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

When an elite athlete like basketball legend Kobe Bryant or tennis icon Maria Sharapova suffers a rotator cuff injury, we all hear about it. But as my patients and I can vouch, sports stars aren't the only ones who deal with this common cause of shoulder pain.

The Best Exercise For Strengthening Your Shoulders

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

Not only is the press perfectly safe for the shoulders -- as evidenced by the fact that shoulder injuries are the least-common injuries for Olympic weightlifters who use the barbell overhead -- but the correctly performed press is the best exercise for keeping shoulders strong.

CrossFitters: Why I Haven't Taught You to Kip (PHOTOS)

Matt Crabtree | Posted 10.21.2013 | Sports
Matt Crabtree

The body is amazingly tough at handling abuse. But do something a hundred times, do it regularly, do it when you are tired, when your shoulders are already sore... something is going to give. Something. Is going. To give.

The Small But Often-Forgotten Protector: The Rotator Cuff

Michael Zazzali | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Zazzali

One of the things that amazes me most is how neglected this vital region of our body is exercised and understood. When I go to the gym rarely do I see someone training the all-important rotator cuff (RTC) group or its synergists -- the scapular rotator/stabilizer group.