Shoulder Girlde Injuries & Pain Treatments

Shoulder Girdle Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injury

SymptomsDifferent conditions include rotator cuff tendonitis, impingement syndrome and rotator cuff tear.
TreatmentsPhysical therapy exercises, severe injuries may require surgical repair.

Shoulder Separation

TreatmentsImmobilize 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

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

Instability of the Shoulder

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