Shoulder

Shoulder Conditions

Bursitis

Bursitis is an inflammation of a sac of fluid that protects and cushions the shoulders, elbows, knees, hips, heels and big toes. Learn about the risk factors, tests and treatments for bursitis.

 


 

Fractured or Broken Clavicle (Collarbone)

A broken clavicle (collarbone) results from a forceful impact on the bone between the neck and shoulder. Learn the risks, tests and treatments for a fractured or broken clavicle.

 


 

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder occurs when inflammation in the shoulder's joint prevents normal movement. Learn the risks, tests and treatments for frozen shoulder.

 


 

Rotator Cuff Injuries

The rotator cuff connects the arm bone to the shoulder blade and the keeps the ball of the upper arm bone in the shoulder socket. Learn the risks, tests and treatments for rotator cuff injuries.

 


 

Shoulder Arthritis

There are several common forms of arthritis that affect the shoulder, including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Shoulder dislocation, fracture or rotator cuff tear also may cause arthritis. Learn the risks, tests and treatments for shoulder arthritis.

 


 

Shoulder Tendinopathy

This type of tendinopathy is an injury - such as tendinitis (an inflammation) or tendinosis (tiny tears) - to the tendons in the shoulder. Learn the risks, tests and treatments for shoulder tendinopathy.

 


 

Separated Shoulder

A separated shoulder is a stretch or tear of one or more of the ligaments in the shoulder joint. Learn the risks, tests and treatments for separated shoulder.

 


 

Shoulder Sprain

A shoulder sprain occurs when the ligaments that provide stability in the shoulder stretch or tear. Learn the risks, tests and treatments for shoulder sprain.

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