Shoulder

Shoulder pain can be caused by the shoulder joint itself or many of the surrounding muscles, ligaments & tendons. Pain caused by joints is usually exacerbated by arm & shoulder movements / activities.

Treatment for Shoulder Pain in Singapore

A Patient’s Guide: Treatment for Shoulder Dislocations in Singapore

What is Shoulder Dislocation? A shoulder dislocation is a painful and disabling injury of the glenohumeral joint. Most dislocations are anterior (forward) but the shoulder can dislocate posteriorly (backwards). Inferior and posterolateral dislocations are possible but occur much less often. The specific type of dislocation is based on the position of the humeral head in …

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A Patient’s Guide to Sternoclavicular Joint Problems (Shoulder / Collarbone Area Pain) 2021

Table of Contents What is Sternoclavicular (SC) Joint? Anatomy Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment for Sternoclavicular Joint Problems / Pain in Singapore Rehabilitation What is Sternoclavicular (SC) Joint? The sternoclavicular (SC) joint is important because it helps support the shoulder. The SC joint links the bones of the arms and shoulder to the vertical skeleton. Most …

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Bursa Injuries (Bursitis Treatment) in Singapore

Table of Contents Introduction Inflammatory bursitis Frictional bursitis Symptoms and Diagnosis Treatment for Bursa Injuries in Singapore Introduction Bursae are small, fluid-filled sacs whose function is to reduce friction, distribute stress, and protect the underlying structures. They may be found between a bone and a tendon, between two tendons, or between a bone or tendon …

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Humeral Bone (Upper Arms) Deficiency

Table of Contents Introduction Surgery Introduction Humeral head defects are commonly present in patients with shoulder instability. The defects are usually small and carry the eponym Hill-Sachs lesion when secondary to anterior instability and reverse Hill-Sachs lesions when secondary to posterior instability. Although quite ubiquitous in recurrent anterior shoulder instability, the management of large Hill-Sachs …

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Tear & Inflammation of the Deltoid Muscle (Treatment in Singapore)

Tears of the deltoid muscle, though infrequent, do occur in team handball and volleyball players, American footballers, weightlifters, wrestlers, and other athletes. The muscle is damaged in most cases by direct impact, but it can also be injured by overuse. The tear affects only a small part of the muscle, making it difficult to raise …

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About Dynamic Stability Factors of Glenohumeral (Shoulder) Joint

What is Glenohumeral (Shoulder) Stability? Glenohumeral (Shoulder) stability is mainly achieved through dynamic factors. Active contraction of the rotator cuff contributes to joint stabilization by coordinated muscular activity and by secondary tightening of the ligamentous constraints. This effect works in combination with the concavity-compression mechanism, in which muscle contraction causes compression of nearly congruent articular …

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Shoulder Examination in Singapore: Resisted External Rotation

Table of Contents Positioning Procedure Common Mistakes Anatomical Structures Tested Common Pathological Situations Positioning The subject stands with the upper arm against the body and the elbow flexed to a right angle. The forearm is held in the sagittal plane, so keeping the shoulder in a neutral position. The examiner stands level with the subject’s …

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Biomechanics of Shoulder Stability (Static Stability Factor)

The glenohumeral (shoulder) joint is inherently unstable, with the large humeral head articulating with the small and shallow glenoid. Static stability is provided by the orientation of the articular surfaces, the articular conformity of humerus and the glenoid, the glenoid labrum, the negative intra-articular pressure, the adhesion-cohesion of synovial joint fluid, and the glenohumeral joint …

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