Shoulder Conditions



Acromioclavicular Joint Separation Acromioclavicular Joint Separation	Dislocation of the AC joint in the shoulder, often caused by falling on the shoulder.
Adhesive Capsulitis Adhesive Capsulitis	Occurs when ligaments and bones in the shoulder don't move like they should.
Artificial Joint Replacement Artificial Joint Replacement	Surgery to ease pain from shoulder arthritis.
Biceps Rupture Biceps Rupture	A complete tear of of the tendon that attaches the biceps muscle to the shoulder.
Biceps Tendonitis Biceps Tendonitis	Inflammation in ithe main tendon that attaches the biceps muscle to the shoulder.
Calcific Tendonitis Calcific Tendonitis	Caused when calcium deposits form on the tendons of the shoulder.
Cuff Tear Arthropathy Cuff Tear Arthropathy	Arthritis caused by a tear in the rotator cuff.
Impingement Syndrome Impingement Syndrome	Occurs when the rotator cuff tendons rub against the roof of the shoulder, causing pain.
Labral Tears Labral Tears	Injury to the labrum, a small structure in the shoulder that affects stability.
Osteoarthritis of the Acromioclavicular Joint Osteoarthritis of the Acromioclavicular Joint	Degeneration of the AC joint, often due to aging.
Quadrilateral Space Syndrome Quadrilateral Space Syndrome	Occurs when the axillary nerve in the shoulder is compressed or injured.
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty	A different type of shoulder replacement for those who aren't candidates for joint replacement.
Rotator Cuff Tears Rotator Cuff TearsInjury to the tendons of the muscles that make up the shoulder.
Shoulder Anatomy Shoulder Anatomy	Learn more about the structure of the shoulder.
Shoulder Arthroscopy Shoulder Arthroscopy	Minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder.
Shoulder Dislocations Shoulder Dislocations	A painful and disabling injury of the glenohumeral joint.
Shoulder Instability Shoulder Instability	Occurs when the shoulder joint is too loose.
Snapping Scapula Syndrome Snapping Scapula Syndrome	When movement of the joint causes feelings or sounds of grating, grinding, popping or thumping
Sternoclavicular Joint Problems Sternoclavicular Joint Problems	Caused when trauma causes injury to the SC joint.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Thoracic Outlet Syndrome	Caused when nerves and blood vessels going to the arms and hands get squeezed near the thoracic outlet.
Weightlifter's Shoulder Weightlifter's Shoulder	Painful deterioration of the distal end of the clavicle due to overuse.