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Shoulder Blade Muscle Pain

The most common cause for that shoulder blade muscle pain that you’ve been having is strained muscle. Is it causing you less restful sleep at night? On-going pain? Restricted movement of the shoulder / arm / neck? If this is your case, and has been confirmed by your doctor, then you can rest assured in […]

Recovering from an Elbow Operation

The road to recovery from elbow surgery begins very quickly, almost immediately out of the operating room. Your arm will most likely be in a splint and the use of ice packs will help alleviate swelling and pain. Of course, pain relief medicine will also be administered. Elbow Operation Recovery Initially, a very gently rehabilitation […]

What are the Causes of Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain is a common complaint and shoulder pain causes can be many and varied. Getting to the roots of the causes and origins of the pain is the task which the doctor treating the problem must complete before deciding on the most appropriate treatment. Once the cause of the shoulder pain has been established […]

How Long does a Shoulder Replacement Last

Those affected by severe arthritis of the shoulder may find the answer to their pain in shoulder replacement surgery. Many studies show that patients who undergo this type of surgery are able to regain their shoulder function and quality of life. It also means they can finally put an end to the ongoing pain that […]

Rotator Cuff Injury Healing Time

One of the most common shoulder problems is rotator cuff injury. This can occur when one of the tendon in your shoulder’s rotator cuff muscles is torn or damaged, usually through an activity of some kind. Rotator cuff injuries can happen suddenly, such as when carrying a lifting a heavy load. Most often, however, a […]

Why it Hurts when Lifting Your Arm

If you’ve ever experienced shoulder pain when lifting your arm, you’ll know how much it can limit your movements. Because the shoulder joint is involved in such a wide range of movements, it’s highly prone to injury and dislocation. Shoulder Pain when Lifting Your Arm There are numerous causes of shoulder pain, many of which […]

The Different Functions of the Shoulder

Believe it or not, your shoulder joint has more range of movement than nearly every other joint in your body. This is because the shoulder is involved in numerous activities – many that you don’t even think about. Whether you’re stirring a pot, playing ball, or even just getting dressed, your shoulder is involved in […]

How to Become a Sports Medicine Doctor

While many are interested in getting into a career of sports medicine, not everyone knows how to become a sports medicine doctor. Before getting into the nitty gritty of finding out how to become a sports medicine doctor, let’s take a look at what a sports medicine doctor is and what they do: What is […]

What are the First Signs of Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, to give it its correct medical term, is an invalidating, painful condition which affects the shoulder area. Patients often wonder, “what are the first signs of frozen shoulder”, when they begin having feelings of a “blocked” shoulder with limited movement and pain. In normal conditions the shoulder, thanks to its […]