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Shoulder Motions

Shoulder Motions The Stone Clinic
The shoulder can dislocate or just subluxate—i.e., move partially in and out of the joint. The causes for these are most commonly a torn ligament or a lax capsule. The repair steps have improved dramatically and are worth doing early.

Broken Clavicles: To ignore, pin, or plate

Broken Clavicles: To ignore, pin, or plate The Stone Clinic
Stay vertical on the bike. If falling, roll with the fall. And, if it ain’t broke, don’t break it.

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder The Stone Clinic
Frozen shoulder. How quickly can it be thawed?

Diana Nyad pushes the limits

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Legendary swimmer, Diana Nyad, was told multiple times to abandon any thought of swimming 103 miles nonstop from Cuba to Florida. Her shoulders, she was warned, simply would not hold up. They were wrong.

Early repair of shoulder AC joint key to recovery

Early repair of shoulder AC joint key to recovery
You are told you have a shoulder separation or AC joint dislocation. Now what do you do?

Sore shoulder? It could be your rotator cuff

Sore shoulder? It could be your rotator cuff
Shoulder injuries used to be life-changing. Now, we can fix them.

Don't put away your bike after breaking your clavicle

Don't put away your bike after breaking your clavicle
While elite cyclists, with prize money and international rankings at stake, get straight back onto their bikes with broken clavicles, the rest of us tend to be more sensible in our approach to healing.
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