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Adolescent Shoulder Injuries

  • John A. GuidoJr.
  • Treg Brown

Abstract

Injury to the adolescent shoulder poses a unique challenge to the sports medicine team. To determine best practice patterns, the team must utilize an evidenced-based approach. These young athletes sustain injuries caused by both acute, traumatic events and chronic overuse patterns. These injuries affect both osseous and soft-tissue structures. Some of the injuries encountered are unique to this age group.

Keywords

Rotator Cuff External Rotation Glenohumeral Joint Shoulder Instability Glenohumeral Ligament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John A. GuidoJr.
    • 1
  • Treg Brown
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Texas Metroplex Institute for Sports Medicine and OrthopedicsGrand PrairieUSA
  2. 2.Southern Orthopedic AssociatesUSA
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryTulane UniversityHerronUSA

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