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AC Joint Pain

The AC joint is stabilized by ligaments that can be injured by a direct fall onto the front or top of the shoulder. This type of injury is called an AC joint sprain or separation.

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Biceps Tear

A biceps tendon tear can happen at either the shoulder or the elbow. A tear can also be complete or partial.

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Biceps Tendinitis

Biceps tendinosis implies degeneration and disorganization of the biceps tendon fibers, typically caused by overuse injuries. The long head of the biceps (one of the two biceps muscles) is most often the affected portion. There is a distal portion of the tendon, near the elbow fold, and a proximal portion of the tendon up by the shoulder. Both parts of the tendon can become tendinopathic or over-worked.

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Brachial Plexus Injury

A brachial plexus injury happens when a network of nerves that send signals from your spinal cord to your shoulder, armor and are stretched, compressed or torn from the spinal cord.

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

CRPS is an uncommon form of chronic pain that usually affects an arm or leg. Complex regional pain syndrome typically develops after an injury, surgery, or stroke.

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Frozen Shoulder – Adhesive Capsulitis

Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is a thickening and tightening of the soft tissue capsule that surrounds the glenohumeral joint, the ball and socket joint of the shoulder.

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Rotator Cuff Syndrome

The rotator cuff tendons keep the humeral head in place while the arm goes through its various ranges of motion.

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Rotator Cuff Tear

A rotator cuff tear is a tear in one of the rotator cuff tendons: the supraspinatus most commonly, but on occasion the infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor.

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Scapular Motion Dysfunction & Impingement

Scapular motion dysfunction or scapular dyskinesia refers to improper motion of the scapula, or shoulder blade, on raising and lowering the arm.

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Shoulder Arthritis

Glenohumeral (shoulder) arthritis is a common source of pain and disability that affects up to 20% of the older population.

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Shoulder Bursitis

A bursa is a potential space that sits between anatomic structures to allow for smooth gliding.

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain, simply put, is pain around the shoulder region. Shoulder pain can be global or can be more localized to specific areas.

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Shoulder Strain

A “strain” refers to a muscle injury while a “sprain” refers to ligament injury. Common true strains in the shoulder region include pec muscle strains.

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Sternoclavicular Joint Pain

Sternoclavicular (SC) joint seperation consists of ligament tearing to the joint connecting the breastbone [sternum] and the collarbone [clavicle].

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