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  • Glenohumeral osteoarthritis: causes, symptoms, and treatment

    The glenohumeral joint is another name for your shoulder joint. This ball-and-socket joint is vulnerable to osteoarthritis due to its frequent use. It can become worn down with age, causing pain and mobility issues.

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  • How effective (and safe) Is shoulder surgery?

    If your doctor has told you that you need shoulder surgery and you're worried about complications, a new British study indicates you can relax. Only 1.2% of more than 260,000 patients suffered from complications following arthroscopic surgery to repair shoulder injuries, the researchers reported.

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  • Everything You Should Know About Swimmer's Shoulder

    According to the Cleveland Clinic, people who frequently swim are at risk of shoulder issues from overuse. In fact, 65% of swimmers experience a shoulder injury during their lifetime, but they are not the only ones.

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  • 12 causes of shoulder pain and treatment options

    Shoulder pain can range from mild to severe and can come on suddenly or build up over time. Shoulder pain causes include fractures, tissue inflammation or tears, joint or ligament instability, and arthritis.

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  • What to know about rheumatoid arthritis in the shoulder

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body mistakenly attacks its own joints, leading to pain in the affected areas. The symptoms of RA differ from those of other types of arthritis, so there are special requirements for its diagnosis and treatment.

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  • AC Joint Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Outlook

    Arthritis in the AC joint is a most common cause of shoulder pain in adults. Arthritis here usually develops when the smooth cartilage between your scapula and collar bone wears down, becoming thin and rough. This can cause pain and inflammation in the joint when the end of your bones rub against each other.

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  • A Complete Guide to Shoulder Surgery

    Shoulder surgery can potentially restore pain-free range of motion and full function to a damaged shoulder joint. Surgery is a treatment for a variety of conditions in your shoulder joint. These include rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocations, and shoulder separations.

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  • How to thaw a frozen shoulder

    Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, occurs when inflammation and scar tissue invade the shoulder joint. It can start with inflammation of the joint that leads to scarring, or in some cases the scarring happens with little inflammation.

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  • How orthopedic surgeons fix your shoulder when it's injured

    The shoulder joint is comprised of the socket, which looks like a golf tee, and the upper part of the arm, the humeral head, which looks like a golf ball. Injury to shoulder ligaments and labrum can often render the shoulder joint unstable.

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  • Latarjet may be reliable, safe for high-risk athletes with shoulder instability

    The Latarjet procedure may be reliable and safe for the treatment of shoulder instability among athletes who participate in high-demand and high-risk activities, according to results presented here.

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