Conditions

Shoulder Separation (AC Joint Separation)

An Acromioclavicular joint separation (AC Joint separation) is an injury where the collar bone (clavicle) separates from the shoulder blade (scapula). The AC joint is located above the glenohumeral joint (true shoulder joint).

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Rotator Cuff Tear

The “Rotator Cuff” comprises of a group of specific tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder joint and supports it through various ranges of motion. The rotator cuff can be damaged by either a traumatic injury or repetitive use.  Rotator cuff tears are commonly found in active athletes and the middle-aged.

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Labrum Tear

The labrum is a “cuff” of cartilage that extends to the sides of the shoulder socket (glenoid) holding the arm (humerus) in place.

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is the condition of painful shoulder limiting the movements because of pain and inflammation. It is also called as adhesive capsulitis and may progress to the state where an individual may feel very hard to move the shoulder.

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Shoulder Instability

Shoulder instability is a condition where someone experiences frequent shoulder dislocations. A dislocation occurs when the end of the humerus (the ball portion of the arm) partially or completely dislocates from the shoulder socket (glenoid).

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Shoulder Arthritis

The term arthritis literally means inflammation of a joint, but is generally used to describe any condition in which there is damage to the cartilage. Damage of the cartilage in the shoulder joint causes shoulder arthritis.

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Loose Bodies

Loose bodies are small loose fragments of cartilage or a bone that float around the joint. The loose bodies can cause pain, swelling, locking and catching of the joint.

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Pectoralis Tendon Tear

The pectoralis muscle is a large muscle that is located in front of your chest and helps to move your shoulder forwards and across your chest. The pectoralis muscle is divided into the pectoralis major and the pectoralis minor.

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Biceps Tendon Tear

The biceps muscle permits someone to bend the elbow and rotate the arm. The biceps tendons attach the biceps muscle to the bones in the shoulder and in the elbow.

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Osteonecrosis

Osteonecrosis is a condition in which death of a section of bone occurs because of lack of blood supply to it. It is one of the most common causes of knee pain in older women.

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Fractures

Clavicle

A fractured collarbone is also known as a clavicle fracture. This is a common fracture that could occur in people of all ages. This type of injury is usually the result of a direct blow to the shoulder possibly from a fall onto a shoulder or outstretched arm, or severe accident.

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Proximal Humerus

Humerus is the upper arm bone and it forms two joints being the shoulder and elbow joint. The proximal humerus is the upper end of the arm bone that forms the shoulder joint.

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Glenoid

The glenoid is the cavity that forms the ball and socket joint of the shoulder blade. Glenoid injuries are rare, however they can occur due during high-contact sports or other major trama.