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Throwing injuries of the shoulder.
  1. S Copeland
  1. Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK.


    A review of the mechanism of throwing is presented and split into the different phases. The presentation and history is often more important than the clinical signs which may only be present after repetitive throwing activity. The pathological relationship between instability and impingement is discussed. Arthroscopy has been found to be extremely helpful in extending knowledge of pathological anatomy as well as defining diagnosis and aiding treatment.

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