orthopedic conditions

Shoulder Conditions

Acromioclavicular Joint Separation Dislocation of the AC joint in the shoulder, often caused by falling on the shoulder.
Adhesive Capsulitis Occurs when ligaments and bones in the shoulder don't move like they should.
Artificial Joint Replacement Surgery to ease pain from shoulder arthritis.
Biceps Rupture A complete tear of of the tendon that attaches the biceps muscle to the shoulder.
Biceps Tendonitis Inflammation in ithe main tendon that attaches the biceps muscle to the shoulder.
Calcific Tendonitis Caused when calcium deposits form on the tendons of the shoulder.
Cuff Tear Arthropathy Arthritis caused by a tear in the rotator cuff.
Impingement Syndrome Occurs when the rotator cuff tendons rub against the roof of the shoulder, causing pain.
Labral Tears Injury to the labrum, a small structure in the shoulder that affects stability.
Osteoarthritis of the Acromioclavicular Joint Degeneration of the AC joint, often due to aging.
Quadrilateral Space Syndrome Occurs when the axillary nerve in the shoulder is compressed or injured.
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty A different type of shoulder replacement for those who aren't candidates for joint replacement.
Rotator Cuff Tears Injury to the tendons of the muscles that make up the shoulder.
Shoulder Anatomy Learn more about the structure of the shoulder.
Shoulder Arthroscopy Minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder.
Shoulder Dislocations A painful and disabling injury of the glenohumeral joint.
Shoulder Instability Occurs when the shoulder joint is too loose.
Snapping Scapula Syndrome When movement of the joint causes feelings or sounds of grating, grinding, popping or thumping
Sternoclavicular Joint Problems Caused when trauma causes injury to the SC joint.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Caused when nerves and blood vessels going to the arms and hands get squeezed near the thoracic outlet.
Weightlifter's Shoulder Painful deterioration of the distal end of the clavicle due to overuse.