Evaluation When examining the patient, the physician will find that when a patient is younger than 40 years old with a history
Treatment Treatment for a snapping scapula includes physiotherapy to improve the stability and coordination of the scapular
The long thoracic nerve arises from three nerve roots, the fifth, sixth and seventh cervical nerves (Figure 2). The long
Neer Impingement Sign Pinching of the rotator cuff tendon by the underside of the acromion. The examiner stabilizes the scapula
Posterior Dislocation Posterior dislocations are usually associated with seizures or electrical shock and are often missed
The treatment of shoulder pain depends entirely on the cause of the problem. There are two main joints within the shoulder
Adhesive Capsulitis Development Adhesive capsulitis develops slowly and goes through three distinct phases. The entire three
When an elite athlete like basketball legend Kobe Bryant or tennis icon Maria Sharapova suffers a rotator cuff injury, we all hear about it. But as my patients and I can vouch, sports stars aren't the only ones who deal with this common cause of shoulder pain.
Shoulder pain at night, pain when lifting a briefcase, pain with overhead activities -- even pain while brushing your hair can be caused by shoulder impingement.
Most shoulder problems are relatively short-lived but sometimes the pain is indicative of a more complex issue. Here's a guide to what might be wrong and whether or not it's a cause for concern.