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  • Rotator Cuff Tear

    Rotator Cuff Tear

    The rotator cuff is a group of tendons in the shoulder joint that provides support and...

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  • Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder Pain

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

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  • Anterior Shoulder Instability

    Anterior Shoulder Instability

    Anterior shoulder instability, also known as anterior glenohumeral instability...

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  • Subluxation

    Subluxation

    The shoulder is a highly mobile ball and socket joint. The ball of the upper arm bone...

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  • Posterior Shoulder Instability

    Posterior Shoulder Instability

    Posterior shoulder instability, also known as posterior glenohumeral instability...

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  • Snapping Scapula

    Snapping Scapula

    Snapping scapula or snapping scapula syndrome is also known as scapulothoracic syndrome...

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  • Sternoclavicular Arthritis

    Sternoclavicular Arthritis

    The term arthritis means inflammation of a joint and is associated with cartilage damage.

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  • Shoulder Impingement

    Shoulder Impingement

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

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  • SLAP Tears

    SLAP Tears

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

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  • Arthritis of the Shoulder

    Arthritis of the Shoulder

    The term arthritis literally means inflammation of a joint but is generally used to...

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  • Shoulder Instability

    Shoulder Instability

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

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  • Shoulder Labral Tear

    Shoulder Labral Tear

    Traumatic injury to the shoulder or overuse of the shoulder (throwing, weightlifting)...

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  • Shoulder Dislocation

    Shoulder Dislocation

    Sports that involve overhead movements and repeated use of the shoulder at your...

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  • Little League Shoulder

    Little League Shoulder

    Little league shoulder is an injury to the growth plate of the upper arm bone...

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  • Shoulder Ligament Injuries

    Shoulder Ligament Injuries

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

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  • Shoulder Fracture

    Shoulder Fracture

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

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  • Frozen Shoulder

    Frozen Shoulder

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

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  • Shoulder Trauma

    Shoulder Trauma

    Shoulder injuries most commonly occur in athletes participating in sports such as swimming...

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  • Clavicle Fracture

    Clavicle Fracture

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

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  • Shoulder Bursitis

    Shoulder Bursitis

    Shoulder bursitis, also known as subacromial bursitis, is a condition characterized by pain...

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  • AC Joint Separation

    AC Joint Separation

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

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  • Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder

    Throwing Injuries of the Shoulder

    Throwing injuries of the shoulder are injuries sustained as a result of trauma by...

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  • Acromioclavicular (AC) Arthritis

    Acromioclavicular (AC) Arthritis

    The acromioclavicular joint is part of the shoulder joint. It is formed by the union of...

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  • Shoulder Disorders

    Shoulder Disorders

    The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body that enables a wide range of...

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  • Biceps Tendon Rupture

    Biceps Tendon Rupture

    The biceps muscle is located in the front side of your upper arm and functions to...

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  • Shoulder Labral Tear with Instability

    Shoulder Labral Tear with Instability

    The shoulder consists of a ball-and-socket joint formed by the upper end of the humerus...

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  • Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture

    Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture

    The biceps muscle is the muscle of the upper arm which is necessary for the movement...

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  • Rotator Cuff Bursitis

    Rotator Cuff Bursitis

    The rotator cuff is a set of muscles and tendons which hold the various bones of the...

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  • Sternoclavicular (SC) Joint Injuries

    Sternoclavicular (SC) Joint Injuries

    The sternoclavicular joint, commonly called the SC joint, is located between the...

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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...

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  • Rotator Cuff Pain

    Rotator Cuff Pain

    Irritation or injury to the tendons that enable wide range of motion to the shoulder joint...

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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...

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  • Sternoclavicular Joint Injury

    Sternoclavicular Joint Injury

    The sternoclavicular joint, commonly called the SC joint, is located between the breastbone...

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