Shoulder Joint Pain
|The Shoulder Joint is the area where the collar (clavicle) bone and shoulder blade (scapula) meet and where the arm attaches to the trunk of the body.|
Abnormal shoulder joint immobility with specific or general joint restricted movement. This is generally due to a bony fusion and cartilage destruction as found in rheumatoid arthritis.
Arthralgia - shoulder joint inflammation
Generally, cartilage problems affect the knee joint but can affect other joints. It is due to weight bearing and twisting motions which destroy the cartilage within the joint. The shoulder joint pain will be aggravated by movement and may have sudden joint lock due to flakes of cartilage within the joint.
Infection of The Shoulder Joint
Restricted Movement of the Shoulder Joint
Shoulder Joint Dislocation
Shoulder Joint Capsule Damage
Damage to the shoulder joint capsule will cause pain which is aggravated by movement which places the effected part of the capsule under tension. Shoulder Joint effusions may occur.
Swelling of Shoulder Joint
Tendonitis of the Shoulder - Bicipital or Rotator Cuff Tendons
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
Subacromial and Subdeltoid Bursitis
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