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.
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.
There's a new minimally invasive treatment option that uses a balloon implant. How does this procedure work, and how does it compare to traditional treatments?
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.
Patients with stiff shoulders after rotator cuff repair were more likely to be satisfied with their repair and less likely to require revision surgery than patients without stiff shoulders, according to results presented here.