Acromioclavicular Joint Separation

This joint dislocation is a fairly common injury, especially in certain contact sports like rugby. The AC joint is the connection between the scapula and the clavicle (collarbone). Majority can be treated without any surgery. Prognosis is good

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Calcific Tendonitis of the Shoulder

Calcific tendonitis of the shoulder happens when calcium deposits form on the tendons of your shoulder. The tissues around the deposit can become inflamed, causing a great deal of shoulder pain. This condition is fairly common. It most often affects people over the age of 40.

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Fracture Clavicle

The collarbone, also called the clavicle, is the bone over the top of your chest, between your breastbone (sternum) and shoulder blade (scapula). Fracture clavicle is the commonest bone fractured in the body Majority of the fractures heal irrespective of type of treatment Surgery is rarely required.

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Adhesive Capsulitis or Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a painful and stiff condition. Of the shoulder
It results in a severe loss of motion in the shoulder.
It may follow an injury, or it may arise gradually with no injury or warning.

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Impingement Syndrome

The shoulder is a very complex piece of machinery. Its elegant design gives the shoulder joint great range of motion, but not much stability. As long as all the parts are in good working order, the shoulder can move freely and painlessly. Impingement syndrome occurs when the rotator cuff tendons rub against the roof of the shoulder, the acromion.

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Biceps Tendonitis

Biceps tendonitis is inflammation in the main tendon that attaches the top of the biceps muscle to the shoulder.
The most common cause is overuse from certain types of work or sports activities.
Biceps tendonitis may develop gradually from the effects of wear and tear, or it can happen suddenly from a direct injury.
The tendon may also become inflamed in response to other problems in the shoulder, such as rotator cuff tears, impingement, or instability .

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Proximal Humerus Fracture

A proximal humerus fracture is a common injury to the shoulder.
More common in elderly individuals due to osteoporosis.
90% heals with non-operative treatment
Some reeqeuires Hemiarthroplasty or internal fixation

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Rotator Cuff Tears

The shoulder allows us to reach and use our hands in many different positions. However, while the shoulder joint has great range of motion, it is not very stable. This makes the shoulder vulnerable to problems if any of its parts aren't in good working order.
The rotator cuff tendons are key to the healthy functioning of the shoulder. They are subject to a lot of wear and tear, or degeneration, as we use our arms. Tearing of the rotator cuff tendons is an especially painful injury.
A torn rotator cuff creates a very weak shoulder. Most of the time patients with torn rotator cuffs are in late middle age. But rotator cuffs tears can happen at any age.

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Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder dislocation means that the shoulder joint is too loose and is able to slide around too much in the socket and may actually slips out of the socket. If the shoulder slips completely out of the socket, it has become dislocated. Is the commonest joint to get dislocated Most common in young adult Usual treatment is reduction under sedation Recurrent disloacion is more common in young population

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A SLAP lesion (superior labrum, anterior [front] to posterior [back]) is a tear of the rim above the middle of the socket that may also involve the biceps tendon.

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Osteolysis of Clavicle

The word "osteolysis" refers to a softening, absorption, and dissolution of bone or the removal or loss of calcium in bone. At the acromioclavicular joint the end of the clavicle can undergo osteolysis. Over time osteolysis of the end of the clavicle can result in the loss of 0.5 to 3 cm of bone
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Artificial Joint Replacement of the Shoulder


Subacromial bursitis

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