A shoulder separation sounds like an odd injury, but in reality, it refers to the stretching or tearing of ligaments where the collarbone (clavicle) meets the shoulder blade (scapula). This intersection is also called the acromioclavicular or AC joint.
Internal impingement is a specific type of shoulder injury that is seen primarily in throwing athletes.
The winter cold and flu season may try to knock out your new year's plans to get or stay healthy, but the good news is you can fight back.
Hearing a cracking or popping in the shoulder can be unsettling. However, unless it accompanies pain, swelling, or other symptoms, joint cracking and popping are generally harmless.
Tendonitis and tendinopathy are not the same things. Knowing the differences will determine your treatment.