What is internal impingement?

Also known as: internal impingement of the shoulder, posterior superior glenoid impingement.

Internal impingement is a shoulder injury in which the rotator cuff catches or rubs against other structures within the shoulder. It is an injury that is frequently seen in athletes such as swimmers or baseball pitchers.

Reviewed by: Craig Spurdle, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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