Shoulder

Biceps Tendinitis

Biceps tendinitis implies degeneration and disorganization of the biceps tendon fibers, typically caused by overuse injuries.  The long head of the biceps (one of the two biceps muscles) is most often the affected portion.

Brachial Plexus Injury

A brachial plexus injury happens when a network of nerves that send signals from your spinal cord to your shoulder, armor and are stretched, compressed or torn from the spinal cord.

Sternoclavicular Joint Pain

Sternoclavicular (SC) joint seperation consists of ligament tearing to the joint connecting the breastbone [sternum] and the collarbone [clavicle].

Shoulder Strain

A “strain” refers to a muscle injury while a “sprain” refers to ligament injury.  Common true strains in the shoulder region include pec muscle strains.

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain, simply put, is pain around the shoulder region. Shoulder pain can be global or can be more localized to specific areas.

Shoulder Bursitis

A bursa is a potential space that sits between anatomic structures to allow for smooth gliding.

Shoulder Arthritis

Glenohumeral (shoulder) arthritis is a common source of pain and disability that affects up to 20% of the older population.

Scapular Motion Dysfunction & Impingement

Scapular motion dysfunction or scapular dyskinesia refers to improper motion of the scapula, or shoulder blade, on raising and lowering the arm.

Rotator Cuff Tear

A rotator cuff tear is a tear in one of the rotator cuff tendons: the supraspinatus most commonly, but on occasion the infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor.

Rotator Cuff Syndrome

The rotator cuff tendons keep the humeral head in place while the arm  goes through its various ranges of motion.