Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain and Injuries

Shoulder pain can be cause by sore muscles, shoulder injury or ageing.

Each time you move your shoulder, the shoulder joints are move. The shoulder has the greatest range of movement compare with the other joints. This large range of movement may lead to joint problem. The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is the most common area to get injured for people who does frequent weight lifting or overhead movements.

Our shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint with three main bones:

  • Upper arm bone (humerus)
  • Collarbone (clavicle)
  • Shoulder blade (scapula)

These three bones are held together by muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Shoulder Anatomy

Shoulder problems can be severe or minor. You may experience pain, swelling, numbness, tingling sensation, weakness to your shoulders gradually. Your shoulder’s range of movement may get affected as well. Shoulder injuries mostly happen during sports or accidental falls.

Acute shoulder injury

Shoulder pain usually is cost by injuries.

An acute shoulder injury could be a fall and landed on the shoulder, overstretched the arm, direct impact injury to the shoulder. Acute shoulder injury is a clear source, bruising or swelling develop shortly after the injury.

Acute shoulder injuries include:

Overuse shoulder injury

If you experience shoulder pain gradually and not recalling any cause of the pain, most likely it is an overuse shoulder injuries. Overuse shoulder injuries happens when you repeatedly do the same action and stress the shoulder joint.

Overuse shoulder injuries include:

Other causes of shoulder pain

The less common causes of shoulder pain includes:

Treatment for shoulder pain

Treatment for shoulder pain has to depends on the severity and the condition of the shoulder.

Treatment for shoulder pain includes:

Call (+65) 6471 2674 (24 hr) for an appointment to see our specialist to treat your shoulder pain today.