subacromial


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subacromial

 [sub″ah-kro´me-al]
below the acromion.

sub·a·cro·mi·al

(sŭb'ă-krō'mē-ăl),
Beneath the acromion process.

subacromial

/sub·acro·mi·al/ (-ah-kro´me-al) below the acromion.

subacromial

[sub′əkrō′mē·əl]
Etymology: L, sub, beneath; Gk, akron, extremity, omos, shoulder
pertaining to the area below the acromion.

subacromial

below the acromion.
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Arthroscopic subacromial decompression for subacromial shoulder pain (CSAW): A multicentre, pragmatic, parallel group, placebo-controlled, three-group, randomised surgical trial Lancet 2017 (epub 20 November 2017).
Our study was the first to assess the effect of smoking on the short and long term recovery of patients receiving treatment for subacromial pain syndrome in the MHS.
Recruitment patterns of the scapular rotator muscles in freestyle swimmers with subacromial impingement.
Na manobra de conflito subacromial, util para o diagnostico quer da TMR quer da bursite subacromial, solicita-se ao trabalhador que coloque a palma da mao sobre o ombro contralateral, com o cotovelo a altura dos ombros, e mantenha essa posicao enquanto o medico aplica forca sobre o cotovelo para baixo.
The effect of continuous cryotherapy on glenohumeral joint and subacromial space temperatures in the postoperative shoulder.
2008) Exogenous application of platelet-leukocyte gel during open subacromial decompression contributes to improved patient outcome.
Fatigue of rotator cuff associated with increased workload allows anterosuperior humeral head translation and secondary impingement of the subacromial structures (3).
Early pioneers of these procedures were focused on intra-articular injections of PRF for treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) and soft tissue infiltrations for treatment of painful syndromes such as tennis and golf elbow, rotator cuff tear, subacromial bursitis, muscle and ligament injuries, etc.
On the other hand, HILT has been used for a wide range of disorders, including low back pain, (14,15) knee osteoarthritis, (16) facial paralysis, (17) and subacromial impingement syndrome.
Superior translation of the humeral head can lead to a narrowing of the subacromial space and predisposition to rotator cuff impingement, which is due to postural imbalances seen in overhead athletes from weak external rotators compared to internal rotators.
The subacromial bursa overlies the rotator cuff and can provide it with some mechanical protection from the bony acromion above in the face of impingement.
Further to these findings, the radiologist noted that the patient's pain decreased only minimally with diagnostic intra-articular anaesthetic (5 cc of 1% Xylocaine) suggesting that intra-articular pathology may not be the primary pain generator, but rather the moderate AC joint arthropathy and mild subacromial bursitis as potential sources of pain.