The shoulder is one of those places in the human body that suffer from a lot of injuries due to a number of factors. Since it is a mobile joint it is more likely to get affected by resultant sports that requires swift or heavy hand movement and largely all activities need it. Especially when
Swimming is considered to be one of the most intense exercises one can get. It is an effective way to keep the body fit, as swimming is a total body workout. Swimming is a great tool to add to your low impact training, but does not come without risk. Like all sports, injuries are very
The teres major is a major part of your upper arm and shoulder area and is located on the back of the upper shoulder. This muscle also extends to the middle part of the arm that connects to the shoulder. The main purpose of the muscle is to assist you in the movement of your
One common shoulder injury is subacromial bursitis. This is the inflammation of the bursa separating one of the tendons of the rotator cuff from the overlying coraco-acromial ligament, coracoid (the acromial arch), acromion and from the deep surface of the deltoid muscle. Within your shoulder lies a bursa which is a sac that is filled
Sternoclavicular separation takes place when the joint is dislocated from its normal position. This is when the clavicle will dislocate in front of or behind of the sternum. This type of dislocation can be dangerous due to the fact that there are important structures that are located behind the sternum. If it is a posterior
A shoulder subluxation happens when your shoulder becomes partially disconnected from within the joint socket in your upper body. The shoulder includes a ball and the joint that are held together by connective ligaments. During the subluxation the ball of the upper arms is placed out the shoulder’s socket. The subluxation often happens among those
Shoulder instability is a condition where the shoulder’s structures do not support the shoulder’s ball and joints properly and as a result, a person may experience partial or full shoulder dislocation. One group of people who often experience this are those who have had shoulder dislocations in the past and many athletes develop shoulder instability.
Shoulder crepitus is a type of arthritis where a cracking or popping sound occurs in your shoulder. One reason why you experience this is because your cartilages are worn and this causes them to operate poorly in the shoulder where the crepitus occurs. When you visit the doctor, he will ask you how long
Unfortunately, we are all at risk for developing shoulder arthritis with age. This pertains to the pain and limitation that will increase as we get older. If one has experienced an injury or a dislocation in that area it can lead to dealing with arthritis at an even younger age. Osteoarthritis is otherwise known as
Milwaukee shoulder syndrome is a type of arthritis, a rheumatological condition that is not too different from the calcium prosphophate desposition disease.