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1.  Shoulder Pain
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 great deal of pain and discomfort. The shoulder is ...
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
2.  Rotator Cuff Injury
The rotator cuff is a common spot for injuries. The most common are tears, strains, tendinitis, and bursitis.
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Ecchymosis
  • Bruises
  • Chronic pain
  • Arm pain
3.  Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
Rotator cuff tendinitis affects the tendons and muscles that help move the shoulder joint. Tendinitis means that these tendons are inflamed or irritated. Rotator cuff tendinitis may also be called impingement syndrome...
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Bursitis
  • Arm pain
  • Pain
  • Difficulty moving hand
4.  Frozen Shoulder
Frozen shoulder is the common name for adhesive capsulitis, a shoulder condition that limits your range of motion. When the tissues in your shoulder joint become thicker and tighter, scar tissue develops over time. As ...
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Arm pain
  • No shoulder movement
  • Shoulder joint painful on movement
5.  Thoracic Outlet Syndromes
The narrow space between your collarbone and first rib is known as the thoracic outlet. Blood vessels, nerves, and muscles that extend from the back to the arms pass through this area. If the space in the thoraci...
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Neck pain
  • Swelling of arm
  • Hand numbness
  • Hand pain
6.  What Is Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, causes inflammation of the joints in the body. Explore our doctor-reviewed health articles and learn more about osteoarthritis.
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Swollen ankle
  • Knee stiff
  • Chronic pain
  • Joint tenderness
7.  Bursitis
Bursae are fluid-filled sacs found in your joints. They surround the areas where tendons, skin, and muscle tissues meet bones. The lubrication they add helps reduce friction during movement. Bursitis is an inflammatio...
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Foot pain
  • Joint erythema
  • Knee pain
  • Heel pain
8.  Tendon Sheath Inflammation (Tenosynovitis)
A tendon is a type of fibrous tissue connects your muscles to your bones. These tissues help control actions such as running, jumping, and lifting. Without tendons you would not be able to control the movement of you...
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Arm pain
  • Joints warm
  • Joint erythema
9.  Tendinitis
Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When these tendons become irritated or inflamed, it is called tendinitis . This condition causes acute pain and tenderness, making it difficult to move th...
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Hip stiff
  • Ankle pain
  • Foot pain
10.  What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by unexplained pain in muscles and joints throughout the body. Read our doctor-reviewed articles and learn about fibromyalgia now.
Symptoms:
  • Shoulder pain
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Hand pain
  • Chest pain
  • Back pain
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