Shoulder joint pain

Dislocated shoulder

Dislocated Shoulder

A dislocated shoulder is a traumatic and painful injury. It usually occurs when the humerus 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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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 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 injury …

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Supraspinatus tear

Supraspinatus Tear

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 tear can occur from falling onto an outstretched arm, or from throwing activities. Symptoms of a supraspinatus tendon tear Symptoms of a …

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Suprascapular Neuropathy

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. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment. Suprascapular neuropathy symptoms Aching or burning pain will be felt at the back and or side of …

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Glenoid labrum

Glenoid Labrum Tear

A Glenoid labrum tear is a tear of a fibrous ring of tissue in the shoulder joint. It is often caused by repetitive movements such as overhead throwing, causing general pain and weakness. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of a Glenoid labrum tear. Symptoms Symptoms include shoulder pain which cannot be localized …

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