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Frozen Shoulder Injury: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Frozen Shoulder Injury: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 27/02/2016 0
Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis refers to a condition characterized by the pain and stiffness one may feel in the shoulder joint. Symptoms may take their time to kick in but they worsen over time and finally subside within anywhere around one to three years.Risk of frozen shoulder may increase if a person is recovering from a medical procedure or condition that may inhibit movement of your arm, such as a mastectomy or a stroke.Treatment for frozen shoulder typically includes conventional methods such as range of motion exercises and medical treatments such as corticosteroids and other medications. Surgery may be recommended i...
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What Is Bursitis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Bursitis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 10/07/2014 0
Bursitis is a painful and debilitating problem which involves tiny fluid-filled pads named bursae or bursa, hence the term, bursitis.These tiny bursae cushion the bones, muscles and tendons near joints. Bursitis is a condition which occurs when bursae get irritated and inflamed.Bursitis typically occurs in the elbows, shoulders or hips. However, bursitis in the heel, knee and big toe are also highly possible. Bursitis is common in regions which frequently undergo repetitive motion. Signs and Symptoms Of BursitisThe signs and symptoms of bursitis include:Achiness around the affected regionStiffness of the jointThe affected region appears swoll...
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Rotator Cuff Injury: Diagnosis, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Rotator Cuff Injury: Diagnosis, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 15/04/2014 0
The rotator cuff is made of a group of muscles and tendons surrounding the shoulder joint. It keeps the ball of your humerus (bone in the upper arm) intact in the socket of your shoulder joint, forming a ball-and-socket joint and giving you a full circular range of motion from this joint.A rotator cuff injury is characterized by a dull ache in your shoulder, which may worsen when you lie down on the injured side. It is common in people who are routinely involved in overhead motions, for example, painters and carpenters and sportsmen such as tennis and baseball. Your risk also increases with age because your bones begin to degenerate with time...
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Understanding The Anatomy Of The Shoulder

Understanding The Anatomy Of The Shoulder

Admin 06/05/2013 0
This article will discuss the anatomy of the very complex and sophisticated structure we know as the shoulder.  The shoulder boasts the greatest range of motion of any joint in the human body. It is because of this unique feature however, that a fine balancing act between strength and stability and this wide range of movement exists. The players in this balancing act which is the shoulder include three main bones which we will learn a little more about. Many muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage form the soft tissue components of the shoulder’s anatomy. Three joints of the shoulder where the bones articulate provide for the complexity of ...
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