In baseball, hitting for the cycle means that a batter hits a single, a double, a triple, and a home run during the same game. Hitting for the cycle is a rare baseball event, occurring about as of ...View Article
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If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: severe sharp pain, unsteadiness on your feet, weakness, numbness, tingling, headache or dizziness, please consult you health care provider.
The shoulder is comprised of three bones, the clavicle (collar bone), scapulae (shoulder blade) and humerus (bone of the upper arm). The shoulder is attached to the axial skeleton (thorax) only be the clavicle. The shoulder is stabilized by a series of muscles, ligaments and tendons. The shoulder is the most common site of referred pain. Referred pain is where the actual source of pain is far removed from where the pain is experienced. An example of referred pain is the classic symptoms of a heart attack. The person is experiencing a cardiac arrest yet feels left arm and jaw pain.
The rotator cuff muscles are the infraspinatus, the supraspinatus, the subscapularis and the teres minor. These muscle help with the more refined movement of the shoulder and are very useful when throwing a ball.
When the shoulder is injured or there is pain present, a through examination should be performed by a qualified health care provider such as a doctor of chiropractic who is knowledgeable in joint mechanics or a doctor of medicine who specializes in joints such as an orthopedist.