Shoulder Impingement

Impingement of the shoulder, which is sometimes called swimmer’s shoulder or thrower’s shoulder, is caused by the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles becoming trapped or impinged as they pass through a narrow bony channel. This channel is called the subacromial space and so-called because it is under the arch of the acromion.With repetitive pinching, […]

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Knee Fat Impingement

The infrapatellar fat pad (sometimes known as Hoffa’s pad) is a soft tissue that lies beneath the patella (kneecap) separating it from the femoral condyle (end of the thigh bone). In situations where forces are directed at the patella, it acts as a shock absorber, thus protecting the underlying structures. In the case of a

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