Shoulder Pain

Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder, is a condition caused by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. While signs and symptoms begin gradually, they worsen over time and then resolve. It can take anywhere from one to three years. If you suffered from a stroke or needed a mastectomy, procedures that prevent you from moving your arm, you are at risk of developing frozen shoulder. Read More

Bursitis

Bursitis pain is caused when the bursae around the joints become inflamed. Bursae are the small, fluid-fills sacs that cushion the muscles, bones, and tendons near joints in the body. Bursitis occurs in joints that perform frequent, repetitive motion, such as the hip, shoulder, elbow, knee, and heel. Read More

Biceps Tear

A biceps tear is a partial or complete tear of the biceps tendon. Injuries to the biceps muscle and tendon are fairly common. The biceps (biceps brachii) is made up of two different muscle bundles in the upper arm between the shoulder and elbow. Read More

Biceps Tendinopathy

Biceps Tendinopathy is an umbrella term for several types of pain and injury that affect the biceps tendon. Biceps tendonitis/tendinitis (inflammed tendon) Biceps tendinosis (non-inflammed degenerative tendon) Biceps tenosynovitis (inflammed tendon sheath) Ruptured biceps tendon (secondary to degeneration or tear) The biceps (biceps brachii) is made up of two different muscle bundles in the upper arm between the shoulder and elbow. Read More

Arthritis

Arthritis is a chronic health condition that affects more than 50 million Americans. The term “arthritis” encompasses a variety of musculoskeletal disorders and affects people of all ages. The Most Common Types of Arthritis: osteoarthritis – a progressive degenerative disease resulting from destruction of joint cartilage rheumatoid arthritis – an autoimmune disease that is characterized by inflammation of the tissues lining the joints juvenile arthritis – any arthritic condition occurring in children younger than 16 years of age Osteoarthritis: The pain experienced by patients with osteoarthritis results from breakdown of cartilage and the lubricant material that protects the bones. Read More

Shoulder Pain

Your shoulder is a joint that is able to move within a large range, offering you flexibility. There are many moving parts and overlying bones. Parts of the Shoulder: To understand the complexity of the shoulder, you should first understand what the shoulder is made up of: Ball and socket joint Scapula Ligaments Tendons Muscles Collarbone Clavicle Injury to any of these structures may cause shoulder pain. Read More

Joint Pain

At any point in the body where two bones meet, they form a joint. There are many types of joints in the body. They have various types of structures to allow the bones to articulate and have a wide range of movement. Read More