Shoulder swelling

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

Long head of biceps

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 Sudden sharp pain at the front of the

Broken collar bone cavicle fracture

Broken Collar Bone (Clavicle Fracture)

A clavicle fracture is a fracture of the clavicle bone at the front of the shoulder. It is also known as a broken collarbone. It is usually caused by a fall onto the shoulder, or

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

Posterior shoulder dislocation

Posterior Shoulder Dislocation

A posterior shoulder dislocation occurs when the head of the humerus moves backwards out of the socket. This is a relatively rare injury as most shoulder dislocations are anterior. Car accidents, contact sports, or falling

Pec major muscle strain

Pectoralis Major Strain

A Pectoralis major strain is a tear of the large powerful muscle at the front of the chest. The muscle rotates the arm inwards and is the main muscle for the bench press exercise. Symptoms

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