Pain at the front of the shoulder

The following injuries may have the symptom of pain at the front of the shoulder.

Shoulder impingement

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder impingement syndrome is sometimes called swimmer’s shoulder, or thrower’s shoulder. It is caused by the tendons of the rotator cuff becoming trapped as they pass through the shoulder joint.

Deltoid muscle

Deltoid Pain

Deltoid pain relates to the large deltoid 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 …

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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 …

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Rotator cuff strain

Shoulder Tendonitis

Shoulder tendonitis is an overuse injury causes inflammation of one of the tendons in the shoulder joint, usually a rotator cuff tendon. Shoulder tendinopathy is probably a more accurate term as it describes degeneration of …

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