Calcific Tendonitis Tendonitis is a common form of shoulder pain that affects people aged between 40 to 60 years. Studies show that women are more vulnerable to this problem. It can happen anywhere in the body, but it is usually found in the rotator cuff. Calcium deposits build up in the tendons of the rotator […]

What is Subacromial Impingement?  Subacromial Impingement  Subacromial Impingement is a very common form of impingement condition which results in shoulder pain, weakness and a limited range of motion in the shoulder. It occurs in people who are involved in sports or activities in which overhead rotational motion of the shoulder happens.  Subacromial Impingement can also […]

Injuries in and around the shoulder, including acromioclavicular joint injuries, occur most commonly in active or athletic young adults. However, paediatric acromioclavicular injuries have also increased owing to the rising popularity of dangerous summer and winter sporting activities. Proper knowledge of the different problems and treatment options for shoulder disorders is necessary to help patients […]

Bone provides shape and support for the body, as well as protection for some organs. Bone also serves as a storage site for minerals and provides the medium—marrow—for the development and storage of blood cells. Bone tissue (osseous tissue) is a hard tissue, a type of dense connective tissue. It has a honeycomb-like matrix internally, which helps to give the […]

The older you get, the more likely it is you’ll get rotator cuff tendinopathy, or tendinosis. This type of shoulder pain is more common if you’re over age 30. If not treated, it can lead to stiffness or weakness in your shoulder. Most of the time, it’s easily treated. This can happen because of an injury to your shoulder. You might fall […]

  The shoulder is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. The shoulder joint is formed where the humerus (upper arm bone) fits into the scapula (shoulder blade), like a ball and socket. Also, it consists of other important bones in the shoulder. One of the main joints is Sternoclavicular Joint. […]

The shoulder is an elegant and complex piece of machinery. Its design allows us to reach and use our hands in many different positions. However, while the shoulder joint has great range of motion, it is not very stable. This makes the shoulder vulnerable to problems if any or if its parts aren’t in good […]

Background: The shoulder joint is the main joint of the shoulder. It is a ball and socket joint that allows the arm to rotate in a circular fashion or to hinge out and up away from the body. The shoulder is the most mobile joint in your body. The ball (or “head”) of the arm […]

The shoulder is a complex anatomic structure that allows movement in many planes. Patients often ignore the importance of the shoulder joint until its function becomes compromised. It then becomes obvious how crucial it is for many essential activities. The expression “If you don’t use it, you lose it” applies perfectly to diseases of the […]

Shoulder problems including pain, are one of the more common reasons for physician visits for musculoskeletal symptoms. The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. The shoulder has a wide and versatile range of motion. When something goes wrong with your shoulder, it hampers your ability to move freely and can cause a […]