WOSM Orthopaedic Blog


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The Importance of Proper Rotator Cuff Rehab

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles with a common tendon that helps to stabilize the shoulder by keeping the head of the humerus stabilized in the socket (glenoid) throughout the arc of motion. The rotator cuff provides translational (sliding) and rotational (twisting)... Read More

Compartment Syndrome and Labrum Tears

Twin set of injuries meets one physician solution As every serious or even casual athlete knows, injuries are a part of any sports activity. High school athletics are no exception, with numbers and severity of injuries sustained by teen athletes rivaling those in college and... Read More

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Dry Needling: Effective Treatment for Myofascial Pain

Myofascial pain syndrome is a fairly common pain disorder among adults. With this condition, pressure on sensitive areas in muscles can cause pain in other parts of the body. Dry needling is a manual medicine technique that treats this dysfunction. The following is a brief... Read More