Shoulder Pain

 

Common causes of shoulder pain are:

Joint related:

  • Shoulder dislocation/instability
  • Acromio-clavicular (AC) joint sprain
  • Sterno-clavicular (SC) joint sprain
  • Shoulder impingement
  • SLAP lesion

Bone related:

  • Fracture

Rotator Cuff:

  • Rotator cuff strain/tear
  • Rotator cuff tendinopathy

Muscle related:

  • Bicep strain
  • Pectoral muscle strain
  • Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

Tendon related:

  • Bicep tendinopathy

Frozen Shoulder:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

Arthritis:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Bursitis:

  • Sub deltoid bursitis

Nerve related:

  • Shoulder referred pain
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Other:

  • Fibromyalgia

 

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