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These range from random chance to more proximal causes, like specific weather patterns that promote drought or floods.
An open dislocation of the PIP (proximal interphalageal joint, the middle joint on the finger) is most common.
That consists of cutting the tendon from its insertion into the shoulder and reattaching it to the proximal shoulder in a new location.
The best-case scenario is a proximal long head of biceps tendon tear.
If the pain is persistent and doesn’t improve within 2 weeks when there is marked pain at the most proximal (Ischial tuberosity) since that’s where avulsion fractures occur.
The limited video is more consistent with a proximal tear.
Penn State certainly has a proximal advantage in Central Pennsylvania and eastern communities including Philadelphia, while Pitt is surrounded by outstanding prep football in Western Pennsylvania.
Pain in central, proximal muscles like the shoulder and thighs are more likely to be caused by a statin.
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medical Definition of proximal
- the proximal was…better than the peripheral stump for a graft
- —Annual Review of Medicine
- the proximal end of a bone
- proximal stimuli
proximallyplay \-ē\ adverb
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