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Shoulder Conditions

  • Subacromial Impingement Syndrome


    SAIS is the inflammation and irritation of your rotator cuff tendons. This occurs when the tendons rub against...

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  • Anterior Shoulder Instability

    Anterior Shoulder-Instability

    Anterior shoulder instability, also known as anterior glenohumeral instability, is a condition in which damage...

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  • Subluxation


    The shoulder is a highly mobile ball and socket joint. The ball of the upper arm bone (humerus) is held in place at the socket...

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  • Overhead Athlete's Shoulder

    Overhead Athlete's-Shoulder

    An overhead athlete is at increased risk of injury due to the mechanism associated with rapid shoulder elevation, external rotation...

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  • SLAP Tears


    The term SLAP (superior –labrum anterior-posterior) lesion or SLAP tear refers to an injury of the superior labrum of the shoulder.

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  • Arthritis of the Shoulder

    Arthritis of the-Shoulder

    The term arthritis literally means inflammation of a joint but is generally used to describe any condition in which...

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  • Shoulder Labral Tear

    Shoulder-Labral Tear

    Traumatic injury to the shoulder or overuse of the shoulder (throwing, weightlifting) may cause the labrum to tear.

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  • Shoulder Dislocation


    Sports that involve overhead movements and repeated use of the shoulder at your workplace may lead to sliding...

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  • Shoulder Ligament Injuries

    Shoulder-Ligament Injuries

    Shoulder ligament injuries are injuries to the tough elastic tissues present around the shoulder that connect bones to each other...

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  • Shoulder Fracture


    A break in a bone that makes up the shoulder joint is called a shoulder fracture.

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  • Rotator Cuff Arthropathy

    Rotator-Cuff Arthropathy

    The rotator cuff consists of 4 muscles that stabilize the ball and socket joint of the shoulder during movement.

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  • Fracture of the Shoulder Blade (Scapula)

    Fracture-of the Shoulder Blade (Scapula)

    The scapula (shoulder blade) is a flat, triangular bone providing attachment to the muscles of the back, neck, chest, and arm.

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  • Shoulder Trauma


    Shoulder injuries most commonly occur in athletes participating in sports such as swimming, tennis, pitching, and weightlifting.

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  • Glenoid Fractures


    Fractures of the glenoid are rare but can occur due to major trauma or during high-energy sports activities.

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  • Proximal Humerus Fractures

    Proximal-Humerus Fractures

    Fractures of the proximal humerus are common in elderly individuals suffering from osteoporosis. In younger individuals...

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  • Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Osteoarthritis

    Acromioclavicular-(AC) Joint Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs most often in older people.

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  • Proximal Biceps Tendinitis

    Proximal Biceps-Tendinitis

    Proximal biceps tendinitis is the irritation and inflammation of the biceps tendon at the shoulder joint. The biceps muscle is the muscle...

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  • Internal Impingement of the Shoulder

    Internal-Impingement of the Shoulder

    Internal shoulder impingement can be described as a pathological condition resulting from repetitive impingement of the internal surface...

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  • Shoulder Bursitis


    Shoulder bursitis, also known as subacromial bursitis, is a condition characterized by pain and inflammation in the bursa of the shoulder.

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  • Rotator Cuff Re-tear

    Rotator-Cuff Re-tear

    The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles in the shoulder joint providing support and enabling a wide range of shoulder motion.

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  • AC Joint Separation

    AC Joint-Separation

    AC joint separation, also known as shoulder separation, is a condition characterized by damage to the ligaments that connect...

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  • Shoulder Tendonitis


    Shoulder tendonitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the tendons which connect the muscles to the shoulder bones.

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  • Acromioclavicular (AC) Arthritis

    Acromioclavicular-(AC) Arthritis

    The acromioclavicular joint is part of the shoulder joint. It is formed by the union of the acromion, a bony process of the shoulder blade...

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  • Shoulder Disorders


    The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body that enables a wide range of movements. Aging, trauma or sports activities...

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  • Acromioclavicular Joint Sprains

    Acromioclavicular-Joint Sprains

    The collarbone and the shoulder blade are connected by the acromioclavicular joint.

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  • Shoulder Labral Tear with Instability

    Shoulder-Labral Tear with Instability

    Shoulder instability results when the humeral head is not held firmly within the glenoid cavity and may lead to a dislocation.

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  • Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture

    Proximal-Biceps Tendon Rupture

    The biceps muscle is the muscle of the upper arm which is necessary for the movement of the shoulder and elbow.

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  • Long Head Biceps Tendon Rupture

    Long-Head Biceps Tendon Rupture

    Your biceps muscle has two heads, a long head, and a short head, which are both attached to the shoulder.

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  • Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder

    Multidirectional-Instability of the Shoulder

    The shoulder consists of a ball and socket joint where the rounded end of the humerus (upper arm bone) fits into a socket...

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  • Massive Retracted Rotator Cuff Tear

    Massive-Retracted Rotator Cuff Tear

    The rotator cuff consists of 4 muscles which stabilize the shoulder joint and enable certain arm movements.

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  • Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation (Shoulder Separation)

    Acromioclavicular-Joint Dislocation (Shoulder Separation)

    A dislocation occurs when the ends of your bones are partially or completely moved out of their normal position in a joint.

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  • Calcification Tendinitis


    Calcification tendinitis is a problem with the shoulder’s tendons and muscles. This condition occurs due to the formation...

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  • Rotator Cuff Pain

    Rotator-Cuff Pain

    The rotator cuff consists of a group of tendons and muscles that surround and stabilize the shoulder joint.

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  • Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injuries

    Acromioclavicular-(AC) Joint Injuries

    The acromioclavicular (AC) joint in the shoulder is very important for shoulder strength, motion, and maintaining shoulder position.

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