Shoulder Surgery Category

Rotator Cuff Injuries – Shoulder Pain In Focus

Diagnosing a Rotator Cuff Injury A “rotator cuff” might sound like a car part, but it’s actually a crucial part of your shoulder joint. The rotator cuff is a collection of muscles, tendons, and ligaments that work together to help your shoulder move. It also keeps the ball of the shoulder joint inside the concave…. read more

Shoulder Pain Exercises for Relief & Prevention

Sometimes, it can feel like you’re carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders — literally. Shoulder pain can occur at any age, along with related symptoms like stiffness and immobility. But like other joint-related problems, it tends to be more common among athletes and older people. Is it possible to prevent shoulder pain…. read more

What Is Causing Your Shoulder Pain

Your shoulder might look like a simple joint from the outside, but inside, there’s a lot going on. Sure, the shoulder joint is the “meeting spot” for three bones — your upper arm (humerus), collarbone (clavicle) and shoulder blade (scapula). But your shoulder also contains muscles, ligaments, tendons, cartilage and nerves, all of which work…. read more

Treat Nighttime Shoulder Pain

Discover common causes of this common ailment and insights into how to treat nighttime shoulder pain for a positive prognosis.  Do you ever feel like you’ve got the weight of the world on your shoulders — literally? Shoulder pain is a fairly common medical complaint, sometimes cropping up when you least expect it. Nagging shoulder…. read more

Do Neck Issues Cause Shoulder Pain?

There’s a reason why the term “pain in the neck” is used to describe an annoying or bothersome person: Neck pain is annoying and bothersome, too. The thing is, while some neck pain starts in your neck, other painful symptoms can begin in your shoulders. Likewise, some shoulder pain can originate in your neck. To…. read more

Shoulder Exercises to Relieve Pain

Can a gentle shoulder exercise relieve pain?  Your shoulders are among the most mobile and flexible joints in your body; able to move in many different directions. With your shoulders, you can reach, lift, push, pull and rotate your arm in circular motions. It’s your shoulder that lets you throw a perfect pitch, return a…. read more

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