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Suffering From Weightlifter’s Shoulder? Here’s How You Can Avoid Surgery

Weightlifter’s shoulder can be painful and debilitating, but it generally responds well to conservative treatment.

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Should I See a Doctor for my Shoulder Pain?

From a SLAP tear to tendonitis, here’s what may be causing your shoulder pain — and how to treat it.

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Is My Shoulder Dislocated?

While painful at first, a dislocated shoulder generally heals with rest and physical therapy.

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Here’s Why You Don’t Need to Stress About Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder arthroscopy is a safe and effective procedure — today’s minimally invasive techniques shorten recovery times and reduce the risk of complications. Shoulder injuries can be painful and debilitating, and the prospect of undergoing surgery to correct the problem just adds to the stress for many patients. Fortunately, orthopedic surgeons now employ arthroscopic techniques that […]

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Why Are My Shoulders Stiff?

Shoulder stiffness may be caused by a variety of orthopedic conditions. Fortunately, there are effective treatment options that can provide relief.

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How to Heal a Dislocated Shoulder

Here’s how to identify a shoulder dislocation, and what you can expect throughout your recovery.

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5 Ways to Relieve Your Shoulder Blade Pain

If you’re suffering from pain in your shoulder blades, there are effective treatment methods you can try at home.

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4 Signs You May Have A Pinched Nerve

If you’re suffering from neck pain, it may be the result of cervical radiculopathy, or a pinched nerve in the neck. Learn the common symptoms of this condition, and how you can get relief.

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5 Tips for Faster Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery

With proper preparation and a high-caliber rehabilitation plan, you can return to the activities you love quickly following rotator cuff surgery.

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How to Adjust Your Golf Swing to Avoid Shoulder Pain

If you felt a twinge after that last swing, learn how to fine-tune your form and prevent rotator cuff injuries.

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How to Fix Shoulder Pain from Weightlifting

If you’re a weightlifter, don’t ignore an aching shoulder. Follow our tips to prevent and treat these three common conditions.

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An Orthopedic Specialists’ Guide to Frozen Shoulder

Here’s what you need to know about the painful but treatable condition called adhesive capsulitis, or frozen shoulder.

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6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture

Bad posture is all too common these days, as many office workers spend much of their time hunched over a screen. When the neck, shoulders, and back are misaligned, the muscles can’t work correctly to keep the body upright and balanced. This puts strain on those muscles and ligaments, which can lead to pain, injury, fatigue, […]

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4 Signs that You May Have an AC Joint Separation — and How to Seek Treatment

The acromioclavicular joint, or AC joint, is a cartilaginous junction that joins the shoulder blade and the collarbone. Primarily responsible for overhead motions such as throwing, this essential joint can be sprained or separated as a result of direct trauma, often while playing contact sports such as football or hockey. Like many sprains and strains, […]

Are You Experiencing Shoulder Pain When Lifting Your Arm?

Are You Experiencing Shoulder Pain When Lifting Your Arm?

The shoulder is the most complex joint in the body. Made up of many different bones, tendons, and ligaments, its complex structure is what makes it so integral to sports and everyday life. Unfortunately, it also makes the shoulder particularly vulnerable to a variety of injuries. The shoulder’s complexity can also make it difficult to […]

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