Shoulder Pain

What is shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain affects the shoulder joint – the most vulnerable joint in the body as it is very exposed and very mobile. The shoulder joint consists of the meeting points of the clavicle and shoulder blade. There are supportive ligaments and several bursae which are slime filled pockets that help movement occur. There are also supportive muscles and tendons that make it possible discount football jerseys to move your arm straight out in front and out to the side.

What causes shoulder pain?

Here are some possible causes of Fake Ray Bans shoulder pain:

Cause:            Result/cause/affected area:

AC joint osteoarthritis Frequent cause of impingement

Bicep tendinitis Caused by repetitive overhead lifting

Cervical spine disc herniation or disease Degenerative disc disease can cause radiating pain in the shoulder

Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) Common complication of other shoulder problems

Rotator cuff tear From trauma or chronic rotator cuff tendinitis

Rotator cheap nfl jerseys cuff tendinitis Often cause by repetitive use

Shoulder impingement Often congenital but may be from degenerative changes

Shoulder strain/sprain Caused by simple trauma

SLAP lesion (glenoid labral tear) Ligamentous tear of the shoulder joint socket

Subacromial bursitis Often caused by impingement

Superior glenoid labral tear Common baseball or tennis injury

Supraspinatus tear Associated with impingement

Thoracic outlet syndrome Can cause neck and shoulder pain

Shoulder tumor Can mimic impingement or tendinitis

How is shoulder pain diagnosed and treated?

A physician can make one of a few when diagnoses in the case of shoulder pain. A shoulder strain/sprain is a soft tissue injury of the shoulder. This can occur by accidently bumping your shoulder and will result in minor bruising. Symptoms usually disappear within 1 to 3 weeks. In nba jerseys sales more serious strains there may be a need for a few physiotherapy visits to encourage a quicker recovery. Supraspinatus tendinitis is an inflammation of the tendon and can lead to a rotator cuff tear. This injury is common in baseball (pitchers) and tennis players. Subacromial bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa and can cause chronic irritation, decreased range of motion, and loss of strength. Oakleys Outlet Surgery may be required to decompress the bursa.

Various physiotherapy treatment modalities such as TENS (electrical nerve stimulation), ultrasound, laser treatments, range of motion and strengthening exercises will help with recovery. To reduce pain and swelling, anti-inflammatories (by mouth of local application) can be useful in the first 6 to 8 weeks. Pain medication may have to be given in addition for a few days. Topical medications are a very useful alternative to anti-inflammatories as they are easy on the stomach.

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