Anterior Ankle Impingement

Anterior ankle impingement is a common injury seen between football players and ballet dancers. Due to the repetitive nature of pile and demi-pile within ballet and striking of a ball within football, the microtrauma caused by these motions cause the athlete to be at higher risk of attaining anterior ankle impingement than any other athletes (Kadel & O'Kane 2008; Slim et al. 2002).

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The Gleno-humeral Joint

Within the shoulder complex there are 3 joints which synergistically work together to allow for movement which is needed for sporting and generic needs. The joint in the shoulder were exploring today is the Gleno-humeral joint. The Gleno-humeral joint is a ball and socket joint which allows for a large range of motion. In general, we use this joint everyday but underestimate its complexity and ability to produce the movement in which we need.

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