Shoulder Girlde Injuries & Pain Treatments

Shoulder Girdle Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injury

Symptoms Different conditions include rotator cuff tendonitis, impingement syndrome and rotator cuff tear.
Treatments Physical therapy exercises, severe injuries may require surgical repair.

Shoulder Separation

Treatments Immobilize shoulder, place forearm at right angle to chest, apply sling and tie it around neck. Control pain and swelling, and apply ice for 20 minutes. See a doctor if joint pain continues after 2 or 3 days.

Frozen Shoulder

Symptoms It is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in shoulder joint. Symptoms also include immobility.
Treatments Stretching exercises, injection of corticosteroids and numbing medication.

Instability of the Shoulder

Symptoms Occurs when head of the upper arm bone is forced out of the shoulder socket. Can happen due to overuse.
Treatments Activity modification, anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, and arthroscopy in more severe cases.