Bicep Tear or Strain

A bicep tear is a strain or tear in the bicep muscle that can occur in the shoulder or elbow. The tear can be complete (the tendon has torn completely away from the bone) or partial.

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Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, occurs when the shoulder becomes thick and difficult to move, "frozen" in place. When you have frozen shoulder, bands of scar tissue can form and there is less synovial fluid to help lubricate the joint.

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Rotator Cuff Tear

A rotator cuff tear is an injury to one of the four muscles or tendons that stabilize your shoulder joint and help you lift and rotate your arms. A rotator cuff tear is a common wear and tear sports injury from sports like baseball, tennis and swimming.

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Shoulder Bursitis

A shoulder bursitis occurs when the bursa in the shoulder becomes inflamed and swells with fluid Typically, the inflammation and swelling causes shoulder pain.

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Shoulder, Collarbone or Upper Arm Fracture

A fracture is a broken bone. A fracture in the shoulder can impact the collarbone (clavicle), top of the upper arm bone (proximal humerus) or shoulder blade (scapula).

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Shoulder Dislocation

A dislocation occurs when bones on opposite sides of a joint don’t align. Dislocations in the shoulder or upper extremity, also known as a separated shoulder, occur in three joints, acromioclavicular joint, glenohumeral joint or sternoclavicular joint.

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome (Rotator Cuff Tendinitis)

Shoulder impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tendinitis, occurs when the tendons or bursa become impinged by the bones in the shoulder. It is often called swimmer’s shoulder or thrower’s shoulder because the movements can cause impingement.

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Shoulder (Joint) Instability

Shoulder instability is a condition that occurs when structures around the shoulder joint don’t work to keep the ball in the shoulder socket. If the joint is too loose, it can slide out of place and cause a partial dislocation of the shoulder joint.

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Shoulder Labral Tear or Strain

A shoulder labral tear or strain is an injury to the rim of the shoulder socket. The labral helps keep the ball of the joint in place.

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Shoulder Sprain or Strain

A shoulder sprain or strain is a tear in the shoulder ligaments (sprain) or muscles (strain). The shoulder ligaments are tough bands of tissue that help connect the scapula (shoulder blade), acromion, clavicle (collarbone) and sternum to each other.

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Shoulder Tendonitis (Rotator Cuff Tendonitis)

Shoulder tendonitis (tendinitis) is a degenerative condition where the tendons that surround the shoulder joints become inflamed or irritated. This condition typically affects the rotator cuff, so it is also known as rotator cuff tendonitis.

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