Shoulder Conditions

There are several common shoulder conditions that can cause pain, discomfort, and limited mobility. Dr Arthur Turow treats a variety of conditions to help you reduce pain and improve range of motion. Some of these conditions include:

Other less common causes of shoulder pain include infections, nerve impingement, referred pain from other areas (such as the neck or upper back), or systemic conditions affecting multiple joints.

 

 

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Normal Shoulder

In a normal shoulder, the joint capsule (arrow) is large enough to allow full range of motion.

shoulder capsulitis frozen shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

In a frozen shoulder, the joint space (arrow) is tightened, leading to joint pain and stiffness.

rotator cuff tear

Rotator Cuff Tear

The most common muscle to tear is the supraspinatus muscle. It is located at the top of the humerus and is involved in elevating your arm above your head.

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Subacromial Impingement

The subacromial bursa (arrow) may become inflammed and painful in conditions affecting the shoulder, such as rotator cuff tears, external compression or muscle imbalance.

Get Expert Help

It’s important to note that not all patients with shoulder pain fall into one specific diagnosis and your individual symptoms can vary. If you are experiencing shoulder pain, limited mobility, or other concerning symptoms, Dr. Arthur Turow can assess your shoulder, provide you with an accurate diagnosis and suggest appropriate treatment options specific for your individual needs.

Please use above information as a guide only. More detailed information specific to your condition and your recovery will be given in your consultation with Dr. Arthur Turow, who will also provide additional resources to supplement your discussion. For more information, please contact the rooms of Dr. Arthur Turow on (08) 8236 4179.