Posts tagged as: Shoulder Pain

Jan

10
2017

What is Referred Shoulder Pain?

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Feeling pain is never a good problem to go through. However, sometimes pain in one area of the body can be a sign of an issue in another area. While you may have shoulder pain and you at first think it’s something to do with your arm or shoulder, it could be something called referred shoulder pain instead. It may not have anything to do with the actual location of the pain in your body. Referred shoulder pain is actually pain that shows up in the shoulder but could be an indication of gallstones, heart blood vessel problems, lung infectionRead more


Nov

01
2016

Scapula (Shoulder Blade) Fractures: Treatment & Management

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It is very uncommon to suffer from scapula fractures but it does happen. This can be due to a major trauma or other events but usually results in shoulder pain and treatment being needed. They typically occur in less than 1% of the population but do still happen from time to time. The most common age group that suffers from shoulder blade fractures are young men between the ages of 25 and 45. This is basically because of the types of activities and events that age group participates in. Causes A shoulder blade fracture can be caused by different traumaticRead more


Oct

21
2014

Frozen Shoulder: Cause & Symptoms

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Frozen shoulder as its name suggests is a medical condition affecting the shoulder joint where it becomes swollen and stiff as though it is frozen. Our shoulder is a ball and socket joint designed for a wide range of motion and flexibility. Frozen shoulder is a condition that happens slowly over time and will also go away after a year. It may happen after injuries or diseases such as diabetes or stroke. Patients with frozen shoulder will have the formation of scar tissues in the shoulder capsule, causing it to thicken. There is still no full understanding as to whyRead more


Sep

24
2014

Impingement Syndrome: Symptoms & Treatments

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Impingement of the shoulder is an extremely common problem associated with shoulder pain. It occurs due to the impingement of tendons in the shoulder. Repeated usage of the shoulder joint will increase the chances of one suffering from shoulder impingement. This is especially so for athletes involved in sports such as tennis, swimming and badminton. Unlike other injuries, pain is extremely persistent in shoulder impingement and will affect all of the daily activities. The structure giving our body its shape are the bones and surrounding it are the muscles. When an injury is suffered, blood will rush to the siteRead more


Mar

26
2013

Importance of Recovery Period In Your Exercise Regime

Elbow Pain, General, Shoulder Pain, Sports Injury     0

Rest and recovery is probably the most important part of your exercise regime. Sufficient rest is required to maintain high level performance levels but many people still choose to over train and overuse their muscles. Too much rest will cause you to lose the intensity while too little will cause you to burn out fast. You need to strike a balance between rest and training. Repair and strengthening of the body doesn’t take place during the exercise itself. Instead, they happen when the body is at rest. Recovery starts the moment you stop exercising. The glycogen in your muscle willRead more


Jan

08
2013

5 Simple Rehab Exercises for Rotator Cuff Injury

Shoulder Pain, Sports Injury     0

Our rotator cuff is made up of muscles, tendons and ligaments which hold the shoulder blade firmly with the humerus. Our shoulder joint is one of the most heavily used joint in the whole body and this place the shoulder at a high injury risk. Rotator cuff injuries can commonly happen to people who are actively in sports or use the shoulder heavily. Exercises are an integral form of treatment for someone suffering from Rotator Cuff injuries. It is also often the first form of treatment that most doctors will prescribe to patients and only when it fails will heRead more


Dec

04
2012

Unravel the Mystery of Shoulder Pain

Joint Pain, Shoulder Pain     1

The function of the shoulder joint is to provide mobility to the shoulder and it is one of the parts of the body which is heavily used every single day. Many people suffer from shoulder pain. Many different reasons can result in shoulder pain and it is important to know the exact orthopaedic reason and only then can the correct diagnosis and treatment be made. Shoulder pain can suddenly happen and many people are unsure of it. Let’s try to unravel the mystery of shoulder pain today. Bursitis Since the shoulder joint is heavily used, there are a lot ofRead more


Nov

01
2012

Common Basketball Injuries

Ankle Pain, Back Pain, Joint Pain, Knee Pain     0

Basketball is an intensive sport that requires motion such as jumping, running, sudden twisting and leaping and thus, the chances of injuries are quite high. Research has concluded that the chances of a basketball injury is twice as high as compared to a baseball injury. Basketball involves the entire body from the arms, shoulders, wrists, waist, knee, ankles and feet. Basketball injuries are classified under overuse and traumatic and as their name suggest results from either constantly exposing a part to stress without providing sufficient rest and from sudden impact. Hamstring strains Basketball involves frequent sudden change in direction, especiallyRead more


Oct

23
2012

Common Upper Back and Neck Injuries

Back Pain, General, Joint Pain, Shoulder Pain     0

Our neck is one of the part of our body that is used a lot throughout the day and neck. Our neck is extremely flexible but due to the lack of any form of muscle support, it has to bear the weight and stress of our head, placing it at a high risk of injury. Any forms of sudden impact can cause serious injuries and damages to the ligaments. Our spine runs from our back to the neck and it communicates with the entire body by sending nerve signals. One thing that many people fail to recognise is that painRead more


Oct

09
2012

Introduction to Various Shoulder Injuries

Joint Pain, Shoulder Pain, Sports Injury     0

Our shoulder is a very delicate and complex component of our body that is kept together by bones, tendons and muscles. A shoulder injury is very painful and can cause a lot of discomfort and inconvenience to us. There are many different kinds of shoulder injuries and they are caused by different reasons such as strain, cyclic motion and injuries. Rotator cuff strain Rotator cuff strain is a common injury which is due to an inflammation of a tendon located in the shoulder. 4 muscles make up the rotator cuff namely the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. The mostRead more