Common Shoulder Pains Easily Suffered

Suffering from shoulder pains means involving an extremely common ailment. The common symptoms are the followings:

Shoulder tendonitis

Also known as shoulder bursitis which is not a single symptoms, it is a set of symptoms under a named terminology as “impingement syndrome”. This pain will come with overhead activities or while sleeping, and the outside of the shoulder/upper arm sometimes suffers from painful condition.

Frozen shoulder

Most often, this pain type increases as aging and it is seen more popular among women than men. Suffering from this condition, the shoulder joint becomes stiff and scarred.

Shoulder instability

 Suffers will have feel of uncomfortable sensation that their shoulder may be about to slide out of place (“apprehension” in physical term). There are two common types, shoulder subluxation and shoulder dislocation. Both cause the instable structure of shoulder and may result in shoulder joint loss.

Shoulder Separation

Known as AC separation, these injuries are the result of a disruption of the acromioclavicular joint. Sufferers will feel the most painful with swelling and bruising shoulder. This symptom is classified into type I – IV that is graded according to the severity of the injury and the position of the displaced bones.

Shoulder arthritis

It is not as common as knee or hip arthritis, however, this is not reason you can underestimate this condition. Stiffness of the shoulder, swelling of the joint or any difficulties in moving, go to see your doctors as soon as possible before more severe condition may require a joint replacement surgery.

All these shoulder pains above are the most common symptoms. If you start having one of the signs, must do is to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed.


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