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What is the correlation between the convex acromion type and rotator cuff tears?

What is the correlation between the convex acromion type and rotator cuff tears? https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Acromion&oldid=752100258 only indicates the correlation for the flat, ...
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Does this kind of pec fly reduce shoulder impingement?

http://www.nautilus.com/catalog/productdetail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524441760486 claims that Internally rotated arm position reduces shoulder impingement in this type of pec fly: Is that ...
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What clinical studies demonstrated that CelGro improves tissue in-growth and repair for the rotator cuff tendon injuries?

I read on https://stockhead.com.au/health/orthocell-wins-patent-for-tech-that-can-grow-you-a-new-body/ (mirror) CelGro has been shown to improve tissue in-growth and repair in clinical studies using ...
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Should prone horizontal abduction and prone shoulder extension exercises be done on a bed or an exercise ball?

Should prone horizontal abduction and prone shoulder extension exercises be done on a flat surface (bed/table) or an exercise ball? I have seen both: One physiotherapist I discussed with advise to ...
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Can arthrogram detect shoulder anomalies that MRI can not?

I went to an orthopedic hospital for a pain in my left shoulder since 6 months. They first did x-ray, and the report was: X-ray left shoulder shows reduction in subacromial space and subacromial ...
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How can I know whether a rotator cuff tear is caused by overuse or subacromial impingement?

Is an individual has a rotator cuff tear, how can I whether it was caused by overuse or subacromial impingement?