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  • Shoulder fracture: Types, treatment, and recovery

    A shoulder fracture is a broken bone in the shoulder. These fractures typically occur after a fall or high impact collision. In most cases, surgery is not necessary to treat a shoulder fracture.

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  • How long does it take to recover after a shoulder impingement?

    Shoulder impingements are common injuries that can take between a few weeks to 6 months to heal. In people with severe cases, this time can increase to a year.

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  • Causes of right shoulder and arm pain

    Pain in the right shoulder and arm is often due to muscle, tendon, or ligament damage, or due to damage to the peripheral nerves in those areas. In some cases, it could be a sign of a heart attack.

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  • Causes of Shoulder Pain and Treatment Options

    Reasons for why your shoulder hurts can vary, but where you feel pain can help narrow down the cause. You may have an ache from something as simple as poor posture at the computer. You may have a case of shoulder bursitis due to repetitive motion, a sudden injury, or even a completely different medical condition.

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  • What types of shoulder surgery are available?

    The shoulder is a mobile and complex joint that is prone to dislocation and injury. Several types of shoulder surgery can address and correct various shoulder symptoms.

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  • Special Diagnostic Tests for Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder pain is among the more common reasons for why people visit a healthcare provider. Pain, tenderness, and reduced range of motion in your shoulder can disrupt your daily life. Your healthcare provider may use one or several special tests in order to pinpoint the problem. The Neer test, Crank test, and Speed's test are among these tests.

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  • Back to Play After Shoulder Injury

    Football volleyball, rugby. Even biking or snowboarding can set an athlete up for a serious shoulder injury and require surgery to fix it. But how does an athlete or weekend warrior know when they can return to the activities they love?

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  • UConn Health Minute: Shoulder Replacement Surgery

    Shoulder pain is a common complaint. There are many treatment options to help fix the problem but for some, the pain and lack of motion will require a shoulder replacement.

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  • Deltoid Muscle Anatomy and Function

    The deltoid muscle is the main muscle of the shoulder. A triangle-shaped muscle, it helps move your upper arm and stabilizes the shoulder joint.

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  • Shoulder-Strengthening Exercises

    The rotator cuff muscles stabilize the shoulder and control the arm, but they are prone to inflammation, tears, and repetitive stress injuries.2 Strengthening these muscles can help prevent shoulder injuries. Your healthcare provider may also suggest exercises to help you heal after an injury or surgery.

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