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Shoulder Pain Clinic

Are you frustrated with your Shoulder pain that is not getting better? Are you experiencing difficulty in moving your shoulder or raise your arm? You are in the right place! We certainly able to help with our innovative and non-invasive (non-surgical) form of treatment. Get your shoulder check today. Call us at (65) 64712744 to schedule for an appointment

Shoulder pain are one of the more common reasons for physician visits for musculoskeletal symptoms. The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. The injuries to the shoulder can, and do, cause a lot of pain. Usually the pain is related to a particular function or task but often times the pain becomes more prevalent throughout the day.

What most people call the shoulder is really several joints that combine with tendons and muscles to allow a wide range of motion in the arm from scratching your back to throwing the perfect pitch.

Mobility has its price, however. It may lead to increasing problems with instability or impingement of the soft tissue or bony structures in your shoulder, resulting in pain. You may feel pain only when you move your shoulder, or all of the time. The pain may be temporary or it may continue and require medical diagnosis and treatment.

This article explains some of the common causes of shoulder pain, as well as some general treatment options. Our doctor can give you more detailed information about your shoulder pain.

Some common Shoulder Pain conditions include:

  • BURSITIS / ROTATOR CUFF TENDONITIS – Rotator cuff tendonitis is an inflammation (irritation and swelling) of the tendons of the shoulder.

  • ROTATOR CUFF TEAR – The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles that help move and stabilize the shoulder joint. Damage to any one of the four muscles or their ligaments that attach the muscle to bone can occur because of acute injury, chronic overuse, or gradual aging.

  • FROZEN SHOULDER – is a condition that causes restriction of motion in the shoulder joint. The cause of a frozen shoulder is not well understood, but it often occurs for no known reason.

  • CALCIFIC TENDONITIS – Calcific tendonitis is a condition that causes the formation of a small, usually about 1-2 centimeter size, calcium deposit within the tendons of the rotator cuff.

  • SHOULDER INSTABILITY / DISLOCATION – Shoulder instability is a problem that occurs when the structures that surround the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint do not work to maintain the ball within its socket.

  • LABRAL TEAR – The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint, similar to the hip; however, the socket of the shoulder joint is extremely shallow, and thus inherently unstable.

  • SLAP LESION – A SLAP tear is an injury to a part of the shoulder joint called the labrum. The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint, similar to the hip; however, the socket of the shoulder joint is extremely shallow, and thus inherently unstable.

  • ARTHRITIS – Osteoarthritis is the most common type of shoulder arthritis. Also called wear-and-tear arthritis or degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is characterized by progressive wearing away of the cartilage of the joint.

  • BICEPS TENDON RUPTURE – A biceps tendon rupture is an injury that occurs to the biceps tendon causing the attachment to separate from the bone. A normal biceps tendon is connected strongly to the bone

When do you need to call us about your shoulder pain?

If you are unsure of the cause of your shoulder pain, or if you do not know the specific treatment recommendations for your condition, you should seek medical attention. Treatment of these conditions must be directed at the specific cause of your problem. Some signs that you should be seen by a doctor include:

  • Inability to carry objects or use the arm

  • Injury that causes deformity of the joint

  • Shoulder pain that occurs at night or while resting

  • Shoulder pain that persists beyond a few days

  • Inability to raise the arm

  • Swelling or significant bruising around the joint or arm

  • Signs of an infection, including fever, redness, warmth

  • Any other unusual symptom

What are the best treatments for shoulder pain?

The treatment of shoulder pain depends entirely on the cause of the problem. Therefore, it is of utmost importance that you understand the cause of your symptoms before embarking on a treatment program. If you are unsure of your diagnosis, or the severity of your condition, you should seek medical advice before beginning any treatment.

Read more about Shoulder AC Joint Injury

Read more about Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Read more about Rotator Cuff Injury

Read more about Biceps Rupture

Read more about Prevent and Treat Shoulder Injuries

Read more about Patient Guide to Shoulder Pain

Who is Shoulder Specialist?

Shoulder specialist is an orthopaedic surgeon who has advance experiences to treat condition such as arthritis, rotator cuff tear, shoulder instability, frozen shoulder and AC Joint problem.

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Neck and Shoulder Pain

Are you experiencing neck and shoulder pain that is not getting better? You are at the right place. Cure your neck and shoulder pain today. Call us +65 64712744 or SMS to +65 92357641 to schedule for an appointment today.

Neck and shoulder pain can be classified in many different ways. Some people experience only neck pain or only shoulder pain, while others experience pain in both areas.

Neck Pain

Neck Pain

What causes neck pain?

Causes of neck pain include abnormalities in the bone or joints, trauma, poor posture, degenerative diseases, and tumors. Pain in the soft tissues (muscles, tendons, and ligaments) is the most common cause of neck pain and usually occurs as a result of an acute or a chronic muscle strain. The neck is very mobile, which means it is less stable than other areas of the body and more easily injured.

What causes shoulder pain?

The shoulder is a ball and socket joint with a large range of movement. Such a mobile joint tends to be more susceptible to injury. Shoulder pain can stem from one or more of the following causes:

  • Strains from overexertion
  • Tendonitis from overuse
  • Shoulder joint instability
  • Dislocation
  • Collar or upper arm bone fractures
  • “Frozen” shoulder
  • Pinched nerves (also called radiculopathy)

How are neck and shoulder pain diagnosed?

  • X-rays can be helpful in diagnosing neck and shoulder pain. Plain X-rays can reveal disc space narrowing, rheumatologic disease, destructive lesions, slippage, stenosis, fractures, and instability with flexion-extension views.
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive procedure that can reveal the detail of neural (nerve-related) elements.
  • Myelography/CT scanning is sometimes used as an alternative to MRI.
  • Electrodiagnostic studies—electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction velocity (NCV)also might aid in the diagnosis of neck and shoulder pain, arm pain, numbness, and tingling.

How are neck and shoulder pain treated?

The treatment of soft tissue neck and shoulder pain includes the use of anti-inflammatory medicine. Pain also might be treated with a local application of moist heat or ice. A local injection is often helpful for arthritis of the shoulder. For both neck and shoulder pain movement exercises can have positive results. For cases in which nerve roots or the spinal cord are involved, surgical procedures might be necessary.

Cure your Neck and Shoulder pain today. Call +65 6471 2744 or SMS to +65 92357641 to schedule for an appointment today.