Rotator Cuff Tears

2021-08-06T20:34:42-07:00

By Dr Morgan Kinnear, DC, MS What is the Rotator Cuff? The rotator cuff is a series of four muscles that surround the head of the upper arm bone (humerus). They assist in movement initiation of the shoulder and increase the depth of the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff provides increased stability during arm movements, [...]

Rotator Cuff Tears2021-08-06T20:34:42-07:00

Disc Herniation

2021-05-01T11:41:12-07:00

By Dr Morgan Kinnear, DCDisc herniations occur when there is a disruption in the outer layer of an intervertebral disc (the annulus fibrosis), causing the inner jelly-like material (the nucleus pulposus) to become displaced. The most common direction for this material to move is posterolaterally (angled back and to the side), which can exert pressure [...]

Disc Herniation2021-05-01T11:41:12-07:00
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