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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 there is damage to the cartilage.

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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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  • SLAP Tears

    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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  • 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 of the rotator cuff...

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  • Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder

    Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder

    Instability may be described by the direction in which the humerus is subluxated or dislocated from the glenoid.

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  • Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

    Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

    SAIS is the inflammation and irritation of your rotator cuff tendons.

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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 to the soft tissues...

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  • Subluxation

    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...

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  • Snapping Scapula

    Snapping Scapula

    Snapping scapula or snapping scapula syndrome is also known as scapulothoracic syndrome or scapulocostal syndrome.

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  • Sternoclavicular Arthritis

    Sternoclavicular Arthritis

    The term arthritis means inflammation of a joint and is associated with cartilage damage. Cartilage is a cushioned padding lining...

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  • Post-traumatic Stiffness of the Shoulder

    Post-traumatic Stiffness of the Shoulder

    Post-traumatic stiffness of the shoulder is the inability of the shoulder joint to move freely due to the damage...

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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

    Shoulder Dislocation

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

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  • Little League Shoulder

    Little League Shoulder

    Little league shoulder is an injury to the growth plate of the upper arm bone at the shoulder joint of children.

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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...

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  • Shoulder Fracture

    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

    Fracture of the Shoulder Blade

    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 Trauma

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

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  • Clavicle Fracture

    Clavicle Fracture

    The break or fracture of the clavicle (collarbone) is a common sports injury associated with contact sports such as football and martial...

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  • Glenoid Fractures

     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, a severe...

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  • Sternoclavicular Joint (SC Joint)

    Sternoclavicular Joint (SC joint)

    The sternoclavicular joint is the joint between the breastbone (sternum) and the collar bone (clavicle).

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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.

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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

    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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  • 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

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

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  • Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder

    Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder

    Throwing injuries of the shoulder are injuries sustained as a result of trauma by athletes during sports activities that involve...

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  • Rotator Cuff Calcification

    Rotator Cuff Calcification

    Rotator cuff calcification is the abnormal accumulation of calcium deposits in rotator cuff muscles and tendons.

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  • Shoulder Disorders

    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. This is supported by a strong band of ligaments...

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  • Partial Rotator Cuff Tear

    Partial Rotator Cuff Tear

    A partial rotator cuff tear is an incomplete tear that involves damage to a part of the tendon. The tear can be at the top, bottom...

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  • Shoulder Labral Tear with Instability

    Shoulder Labral Tear with Instability

    The shoulder consists of a ball-and-socket joint formed by the upper end of the humerus (upper arm bone) and a cavity in the shoulder...

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  • Rotator Cuff Bursitis

    Rotator Cuff Bursitis

    The rotator cuff is a set of muscles and tendons which hold the various bones of the shoulder joint together, providing strength...

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  • Sternoclavicular(SC) Joint Injuries

    Sternoclavicular(SC) Joint Injuries

    The sternoclavicular joint, commonly called the SC joint, is located between the breastbone (sternum) and the collarbone (clavicle).

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  • Long Head Biceps Tendon Rupture

    Long Head Biceps Tendon Rupture

    The long head of the biceps tendon is a tough band of connective fibrous tissue that attaches the long head of the biceps...

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  • Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder

    Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder

    Instability may be described by the direction in which the humerus is subluxated or dislocated from the glenoid.

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  • Massive Retracted Rotator Cuff Tear

    Massive Retracted Rotator Cuff Tear

    A tear in the rotator cuff can cause pain and disability. It can occur from degeneration of the rotator cuff due to overuse or from a sudden...

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  • AC Joint Dislocation

    AC Joint Dislocation

    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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  • Rotator Cuff Pain

    Rotator Cuff Pain

    Rotator cuff pain may be caused due to Age-related wear and tear of the rotator cuff tendons in the shoulder...

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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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  • Periprosthetic Shoulder Infection

    Periprosthetic Shoulder Infection

    A periprosthetic shoulder joint infection is a very rare, but devastating complication of shoulder replacement surgery characterized by...

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  • Sternoclavicular Joint Injury

    Sternoclavicular Joint Injury

    The sternoclavicular joint, commonly called the SC joint, is located between the breastbone (sternum) and the collarbone (clavicle).

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