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#Shoulder pain in the adult ....
We still use the phrase "Impingement Syndrome" .. WHY?
Focus ...
The Acromion ... hooked or flat. Does it matter?
Short answer: Time to leave our little friend the acromion alone. 1/?
The Villain.
The acromion is most superior, anterior part of the scapula ... It serves as the attachment for the Deltoid, the ACJ ligaments, the the CA lig. 2/?
In the beginning ...
On certain X-rays it may appear to be flat, or hooked.
In the early 1970s, in a non-peer reviewed citation it was held that the acromion was the cause of rotator cuff pain and pathology. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5054450
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