shoulder pain

Rotator Cuff Examination Inspect the shoulder area first! Infraspinatus muscle atrophy may be present and may be a sign of
The shoulder blade serves as an anchor for the subscapularis and serratus anterior muscles (Figure 3). These muscles as well
The serratus anterior muscle attaches to the medial anterior aspect of the scapula and anchors the scapula against the rib
The diagnosis is confirmed when the pain symptoms are relieved by injection of numbing medicine in the subacromial space
Here are effective ways to strengthen your weak spots.
Posterior Dislocation Posterior dislocations are usually associated with seizures or electrical shock and are often missed
Bursitis: Bursitis is a frequent cause of shoulder pain and usually occurs in conjunction with an impingement syndrome (Figure
Phase one is pain and freezing. The pain is worse at night and increases with any movement. This pain will also last for
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.
The shoulder joint is complicated, often not trained properly and essential to core strength and overall health. Here my go-to shoulder movements.
One of the things that amazes me most is how neglected this vital region of our body is exercised and understood. When I go to the gym rarely do I see someone training the all-important rotator cuff (RTC) group or its synergists -- the scapular rotator/stabilizer group.
It doesn't matter how many experts drill it into our heads: We're seemingly addicted to our oversized handbags, despite the health consequences. Now, at least, we have someone to blame. Medical professionals in Britain have singled out Victoria Beckham for influencing the masses to purchase large purses similar to the ones she's photographed carrying, the Daily Express reports. "Poshitis," refers to the back and neck pain one gets from carrying a heavy purse.
A physiatrist is a physician who specializes in the practice of physical medicine and rehabilitation. These physicians are trained to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal and/or neurological conditions.
I've recently found myself massaging my right shoulder, and feeling it ache when I lay awake at night. I discovered the culprit: my overloaded, overstuffed, overused purse.
Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, isn't as official as it sounds. Frozen shoulder just refers to shoulder pain that leads to restricted range of motion. It is a catch-all diagnosis for shoulder pain and immobility for which the underlying cause is unknown.
Those new to yoga may find it challenging to determine whether or not a class is rooted in the spirit and intention of authentic yoga practice, or if it's just another workout. Here are two questions to help you decide.
"Wait, there's something on my lap." I was about to be discharged from the surgery center when I cautioned my nurse and friend