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  • Rotator Cuff Tear

    Rotator Cuff Tear - Conditions

    A rotator cuff tear may occur with repeated use of the arm for overhead activities, while playing sports, or...

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  • Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder Pain - Conditions

    Pain in the shoulder may suggest an injury, which is more common in athletes participating in sports such as...

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  • Anterior Shoulder Instability

    Anterior Shoulder Instability - Conditions

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

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  • Subluxation

    Subluxation - Conditions

    A partial dislocation of the shoulder joint is termed as a subluxation. This means the ball has...

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  • Posterior Shoulder Instability

    Posterior Shoulder Instability - Conditions

    Posterior shoulder instability, also known as posterior glenohumeral instability, is a condition in...

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  • Shoulder Impingement

    Shoulder Impingement - Conditions

    Shoulder impingement is the inflammation of the tendons of the shoulder joint.

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  • SLAP Tears

    SLAP Tears - Conditions

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

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  • Arthritis of the Shoulder

    Arthritis of the Shoulder - Conditions

    Damage of the cartilage in the shoulder joint causes shoulder arthritis.

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  • Shoulder Instability

    Shoulder Instability - Conditions

    Shoulder instability is a chronic condition that causes frequent dislocation of the shoulder joint.

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  • Shoulder Labral Tear

    Shoulder Labral Tear - Conditions

    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 - Conditions

    The dislocation might be a partial dislocation (subluxation) or a complete dislocation causing pain and...

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  • Little League Shoulder

    Little League Shoulder - Conditions

    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 - Conditions

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

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  • Bicep Tendon Rupture at Shoulder

    Bicep Tendon Rupture at Shoulder - Conditions

    A biceps tendon rupture can either be partial, where it does not completely tear the tendon or complete...

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  • Shoulder Fracture

    Shoulder Fracture - Conditions

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

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  • Frozen Shoulder

    Frozen Shoulder - Conditions

    Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is a condition in which you experience pain and...

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  • Rotator Cuff Arthropathy

    Rotator Cuff Arthropathy - Conditions

    Rotator cuff arthropathy is a form of wear-and-tear arthritis caused by the rubbing of the ball against...

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  • Shoulder Trauma

    Shoulder Trauma - Conditions

    Shoulder injuries cause pain, stiffness, restricted movements, difficulty in performing routine activities...

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  • Clavicle Fracture

    Clavicle Fracture - Conditions

    The break or fracture of the clavicle (collarbone) is a common sports injury associated with contact sports...

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  • Proximal Humerus Fractures

    Proximal Humerus Fractures - Conditions

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

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  • Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Osteoarthritis

    Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Osteoarthritis - Conditions

    Osteoarthritis also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis.

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  • Proximal Biceps Tendinitis

    Proximal Biceps Tendinitis - Conditions

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

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  • AC Joint Separation

    AC Joint Separation - Conditions

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

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  • Shoulder Tendonitis

    Shoulder Tendonitis - Conditions

    Shoulder tendonitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the tendons which connect the...

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  • Shoulder Disorders

    Shoulder Disorders - Conditions

    Aging, trauma or sports activities can cause injuries and disorders that can range from minor sprains or strains...

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  • Acromioclavicular Joint Sprains

    Acromioclavicular Joint Sprains - Conditions

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

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  • Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture

    Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture

    A tear or rupture of the proximal biceps tendons is called a proximal biceps tendon rupture.

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  • Sternoclavicular(SC) Joint Injuries

    Sternoclavicular(SC) Joint Injuries

    Sternoclavicular joint injuries can occur due to severe trauma or direct blows to the body as seen in...

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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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  • Calcific Tendinitis

    Calcific Tendinitis

    Calcific tendinitis is a problem with the shoulder’s tendons and muscles.

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  • Rotator Cuff Pain

    Rotator Cuff Pain

    Initial treatment involves the use of conservative methods such as rest, non-steroidal medications, physical therapy and steroid injections.

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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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  • Sternoclavicular Joint Injury

    Sternoclavicular Joint Injury

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

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