Acute Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Muscle Strength in Subjects with Shoulder Instability

SUMMARY Background. Whole-body vibration (WBV) has proven to be an efficient tool in improving the physical qualities of the neuromuscular system, such as increasing muscle strength, performance, joint stability, electromyographic signal, proprioception, among others. Its use in the upper limbs and joint instabilities has shown good immediate results in a single session. The aim of … Continued

Snapping of the Upper Limb: a Clinical Overview

SUMMARY Snapping results from an abrupt displacement of an anatomic or pathologic structure during the movement of a closely related joint. Snaps are audible, palpable, and often, visible. Snapping phenomena are common within the general population and, in most cases, are associated with mild symptoms. However, especially in athletes, snapping could determine pain and functional impairment that may severely … Continued