Literature has shown that patients with pectoralis major tendon ruptures have better outcomes after surgical management.
Although less common as hip and knee arthritis, shoulder arthritis can be very debilitating as it leads to progressive shoulder stiffness and pain.
The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the human body, but the shallow nature of the joint makes it susceptible to instability.
Frozen shoulder is a common cause of shoulder pain & prolonged shoulder stiffness. It commonly occurs in patients aged 40-60, especially in women.
The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles in the shoulder that is important in shoulder function. Each muscle has a tendon at its end that inserts into bone, and it is here where tears typically occur.
Calcific tendonitis is a common cause of intermittent shoulder pain and can occasionally present as acute shoulder pain with limitation of movement.