Front shoulder pain

Subacromial bursitis

Subacromial Bursitis

Subacromial bursitis has similar symptoms to Supraspinatus tendinitis. In particular shoulder pain over a 60-degree arc when the arm is lifted out sideways. Symptoms Symptoms of subacromial bursitis can be similar to those of supraspinatus inflammation and consist of: Pain and weakness in the arm, particularly when it is lifted sideways through a 60-degree arc. …

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Long Head of Biceps Rupture

A rupture or tear to the long head of the biceps causes pain at the front of the shoulder. It is more common in older athletes. Symptoms A sudden sharp pain at the front of the upper arm. Swelling over the front of the shoulder joint. You may have a feeling that something at the …

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Deltoid muscle

Deltoid Muscle Strain

The Deltoid muscle is the large muscle on the top & outside of the shoulder. Although not a common injury, an injured Deltoid can result in pain at the front, side or back of the shoulder. A contusion is more common and occurs from direct impact or trauma to the muscle. On this page: Deltoid …

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Biceps Tendonitis/Tendinopathy

Biceps tendinopathy (or biceps tendonitis) is inflammation or more likely degeneration of the long head of the biceps muscle causing pain at the front of the shoulder. It is not a particularly common injury, but excessive weight training or overuse is a potential cause. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Symptoms of biceps …

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Pec Major Tendon Inflammation

The Pectoralis Major tendon is weakest where it inserts into the arm or humerus bone. Common sports that can inflame the tendon include racket sports, rowing, swimming and weight training. The pain when performing these activities will probably have increased over a period of time. Resting from these sports is essential to recovering from this …

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Shoulder Tendonitis

Shoulder Tendonitis or Tenosynovitis is a degenerative condition of any of the tendons surrounding the shoulder joint. This is usually the rotator cuff tendons but it can also occur in the biceps and triceps tendons. The shoulder pain usually comes on gradually and is due to repetitive movements and overuse. It is common in those …

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Glenoid Labrum Tear

Glenoid Labrum Tear

The glenoid labrum is a fibrous ring of tissue in the shoulder joint. A tear to this tissue creates general shoulder pain and weakness in the joint. It is often caused by repetitive movements such as overhead throwing. Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Symptoms Symptoms include shoulder pain which cannot be localized to a specific …

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