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A general term for any discomfort in the shoulder area, which may have various causes such as injury, inflammation, infection, or degeneration of the shoulder joint or surrounding tissues.
An inflammation of the tendons that connect the rotator cuff muscles to the upper arm bone, often caused by overuse or repetitive overhead movements.
A condition where the rotator cuff tendons get compressed or irritated by the bony structures of the shoulder joint, leading to pain and reduced range of motion.
A condition where the shoulder joint becomes stiff and immobile due to scar tissue formation, usually after a trauma or surgery.
A condition that limits the range of motion of the shoulder joint. It is caused by inflammation and can develop after an injury, overuse, or immobilization of the shoulder.
A disorder that occurs when blood vessels or nerves in the space between your collarbone and your first rib (thoracic outlet) are compressed by surrounding tissues, causing pain, numbness and weakness in your shoulder and arm.
A condition where one or both shoulder blades stick out from the back due to nerve damage or muscle weakness affecting the muscles that stabilize the scapula.
A condition where one shoulder appears lower than the other due to muscle imbalance, poor posture, or spinal deformity.
A myofascial pain syndrome affecting the teres major muscle in the back of the shoulder at the lateral aspect of the shoulder blade (scapula). It can occur after inadequate warm up and stretching before physical activities or impact injuries from sports, falls, and vehicle accidents.
Myofascial trigger points are small knots of tight muscle fibers that can cause pain and stiffness in your shoulder and refer pain to other areas of your body.
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