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Source: Verywell Health

Internal impingement is a specific type of shoulder injury that is seen primarily in throwing athletes. Internal impingement consists of injury to the following structures:

The posterior labrum: The labrum in the posterior-superior region of the shoulder is often frayed or partially torn. In more severe cases, the tear can extend up towards the attachment of the biceps tendon, a so-called SLAP tear.

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