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Shoulder Pain

SShoulder pain is an extremely common complaint. Your shoulder comprises three bones. The humerus or upper arm bone, the clavicle or collarbone and the scapula or shoulder blade. The tip of your upper arm bone connects into your shoulder blade through a rounded socket. This socket is known as the glenoid. Its a network of tendons and muscles that ensure your arm bone remains hooked to the center of your shoulder socket. These tissues are known as the rotator cuff. They are located around the tip of your upper arm bone and connect it to the shoulder blade. Shoulder pain can result from many causes. These causes can be grouped into four categories. Arthritis, instability, broken bones or fractures and tendinitis or bursitis – tendon tear or inflammation. The...