Shoulder joint pain

Frozen shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive capsulitis is the medical term for frozen shoulder. It is a condition causing pain and restricted movement in the shoulder joint. There are three phases that a Frozen shoulder will pass through; a freezing phase, a stiff phase and a thawing phase where the pain gradually reduces and mobility increases. Symptoms Painful (freezing) phase …

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Rotator cuff strain

Rotator Cuff Tear

A rotator cuff strain is a tear to any of the four rotator cuff muscles in the shoulder. It is is common in throwing and racket sports. A torn rotator cuff can range from mild to severe. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, treatment and exercises. Symptoms Torn rotator cuff symptoms at the time of …

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Supraspinatus Rupture

The supraspinatus muscle runs along the top of the shoulder blade and inserts at the top of the arm, or humerus bone, and is one of the four rotator cuff muscles. A supraspinatus rupture can occur from a fall and from activities like throwing, causing an immediate, sharp shoulder pain. The treatment needed to recover …

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Suprascapular Neuropathy

Suprascapular neuropathy usually occurs as a result of traction damage to the suprascapular nerve, causing an aching or burning pain at the back and or side of the shoulder joint. This nerve can become damaged in sports that use overhead arm actions like cricket and tennis. Resting from these aggravating activities is the main way …

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Dislocated shoulder

Dislocated Shoulder

A dislocated shoulder is a traumatic and painful injury. It usually occurs when the femur bone is displaced forwards out of the joint. Seek medical attention immediately if you think you may have a dislocated shoulder. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and rehabilitation for shoulder dislocations. Dislocated shoulder symptoms Dislocated shoulders are usually caused …

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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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