Shoulder pain, bruising, swelling, weakness, and a limited range of motion are all signs of a shoulder injury. If you fall and land on your shoulder or receive a direct blow, you may have separated or dislocated it. A separated shoulder is a stretching or tearing of the ligaments that connect the [Read More]
What Does Diabetes Have to Do with My Frozen Shoulder?
Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a debilitating but normally temporary condition that is characterized by an extended period of pain and stiffness in your shoulder. Symptoms usually subside and functionality returns to normal after up to three years. A number of health conditions can [Read More]
What causes a dislocated shoulder?
The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body, with a wide range of motion that enables you to move it in all types of directions. Your shoulder is made up of the shoulder blade, collar bone, and upper arm bone. The top of the upper arm bone fits into your shoulder blade’s socket and [Read More]
Treatments for Frozen Shoulder
Do you find it hard to move one or both of your shoulders? Do you feel pain and stiffness? If you are experiencing these symptoms, then you may have a condition called frozen shoulder. This condition inhibits your shoulder movement, making it hard for you to perform activities like reaching up or [Read More]
Shoulder Dislocation Symptoms and Treatment
A dislocated shoulder is the result of the head of the upper arm (the humerus) becoming either partially or fully dislodged from the glenoid socket. A very common injury amongst athletes -- especially those who participate in contact sports like football, soccer and gymnastics, each of which can [Read More]