A shoulder separation is an injury to the joint between the clavicle and the shoulder blade. This part of the shoulder can be injured from a blow or a fall onto the top of the shoulder during football, hockey, skiing, and snowboarding. This injury can also occur after repeated weightlifting.Recommended Link
A shoulder dislocation occurs when the ball completely comes out of the joint’s socket. This occurs when the arm is pushed backwards and levers the ball to pop out from a fall while snowboarding or skiing and from contact during football and the martial arts.Recommended Link
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Middle-agers are the fifty something's whose knee joints are getting worn out. It's all those previous years of wear and tear on the knees that start to add up. From partial meniscus tears, to arthritic knees most the time the pain originated from an old knee injury or as a result of the life they have lived.
Doctor Jeff Mason is on the orthopedic hotseat for an hour-long Ask The Surgeon episode as he talks sports injuries.