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Shoulder pain and weakness are common presenting Emergency Department complaints. Patients are often diagnosed with fractures, dislocations, bursitis, and muscle strain. Here we present an unusual cause of shoulder pain in an athletic and otherwise healthy young patient that does not respond to typical treatments for musculoskeletal pain.
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Name: The American journal of emergency medicine
Posture variations have been repeatedly linked to shoulder kinematics, strength, range of motion, and rotator cuff diseases. However, no study has yet examined its possible link with shoulder pa...
Pain beliefs might play a role in the development, transition, and perpetuation of shoulder pain.
To determine the association between pectoralis minor length (PML) and the acromiohumeral distance (AHD) in the symptomatic (S) and the asymptomatic (A) shoulder of subjects with chronic shoulder pain...
This study compared core stability, shoulder isokinetic peak torque and shoulder function in throwers with and without shoulder pain.
A 53-year-old man presented at the general practitioner's office with 2 weeks of existing shoulder pain without radiation. On physical examination, no abnormalities were found, except for left-side...
Clinical manifestations of rotator cuff tear include shoulder pain, weakness, and stiffness. The level of pain is often a limiting factor when assessing shoulder range of motion and streng...
This is an observational study to address the following questions. 1. How many people develop stroke-shoulder pain within 3 days of stroke? 2. How many people have stroke shoulder pa...
Shoulder pain in people with spinal cord injury is one of the most prevalent in acute and chronic patients because of weakness in shoulder periarticular muscles, and also because of overus...
This research study will investigate in a 12-week home exercise program to see whether it is effective in improving shoulder pathology and reducing shoulder pain in persons with chronic sp...
For surgery involving the shoulder, anesthesiologists will often inject local anesthetic numbing medication near nerves supplying the shoulder in what is called a "supraclavicular nerve bl...
Unilateral or bilateral pain of the shoulder. It is often caused by physical activities such as work or sports participation, but may also be pathologic in origin.
A syndrome associated with inflammation of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS. Clinical features include severe pain in the shoulder region which may be accompanied by MUSCLE WEAKNESS and loss of sensation in the upper extremity. This condition may be associated with VIRUS DISEASES; IMMUNIZATION; SURGERY; heroin use (see HEROIN DEPENDENCE); and other conditions. The term brachial neuralgia generally refers to pain associated with brachial plexus injury. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1355-6)
A symptom complex characterized by pain and weakness in SKELETAL MUSCLE group associated with exercise, such as leg pain and weakness brought on by walking. Such muscle limpness disappears after a brief rest and is often relates to arterial STENOSIS; muscle ISCHEMIA; and accumulation of LACTATE.
Rapidly destructive shoulder joint and bone disease found mainly in elderly, and predominantly in women. It is characterized by SHOULDER PAIN; JOINT INSTABILITY; and the presence of crystalline CALCIUM PHOSPHATES in the SYNOVIAL FLUID. It is associated with ROTATOR CUFF INJURIES.
An autosomal dominant degenerative muscle disease characterized by slowly progressive weakness of the muscles of the face, upper-arm, and shoulder girdle. The onset of symptoms usually occurs in the first or second decade of life. Affected individuals usually present with impairment of upper extremity elevation. This tends to be followed by facial weakness, primarily involving the orbicularis oris and orbicularis oculi muscles. (Neuromuscul Disord 1997;7(1):55-62; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1420)
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...