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impingement

[im′pinj·mənt]
(engineering)
Removal of liquid droplets from a flowing gas or vapor stream by causing it to collide with a baffle plate at high velocity, so that the droplets fall away from the stream. Also known as liquid knockout.
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[18] investigated the effect of betamethasone injection and lornoxicam in performance of patients with shoulder impingement syndrome.
conducted a study on 53 patients with symptoms of shoulder impingement syndrome.
The anterior impingement test was positive bilaterally in 41 dancers (50%), whereas only 5 (6%) tested positive on one side only.
As previously indicated, ultrasound examination was performed to diagnose cam and pincer impingement and to assess the condition of the acetabular labrum.
This study supported the use of manual therapies for shoulder impingement syndrome, rotator cuff-associated disorders, adhesive capsulitis, and nonspecific shoulder pain.
In 2014, Haik, designed a randomized controlled trial of 50 subjects with shoulder impingement symptoms.
The study demonstrated a strong correlation between joint gap width and the outcome of femoroacetabular impingement treatment by means of the arthroscopic approach in the hip joint.
The most commonly tested and the most sensitive clinical examination finding suggestive of impingement of anterior impingement is the flexion, adduction, and internal rotation test (FADIR).
Initial treatment of subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) and related shoulder issues is prevalently non-surgical, including rest, non-steroidal inflammatory drugs, corticosteroid infusions, and diverse modalities of physical therapy, specifically exercises.
Radiological analysis showed an anterior ankle impingement type B (15) and a posterior impingement syndrome (posterior talar spur) (Figure 1).
(26) evaluated the effectiveness of a single thrust manipulation for patients with diagnoses consistent with supraspinatus tendinosis and/or impingement. The authors measured present pain using a Numerical Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) and disability using the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI).
Since our experimental study [8], that we have reported herein, this same impingement hypothesis has been investigated relative to gender differences [9] and joint geometry [10].