Shoulder Pain: What You Need To Know

Shoulder pain may not seem like too big of a deal, but it is a common and debilitating issue. Up to 70% of people will deal with shoulder pain at point in their life. The effects depending on the

Broken Collar Bone

Your clavicle, or collar bone, is the front anchor of your shoulder joint and one of the main parts of your AC joint.

You could break your clavicle the same way you would sprain your AC joint,

Pain in Shoulder Blades

Many people report pain in the shoulder blades.

...but the shoulder blade is a massive area with multiple attachments connecting to many different regions. The shoulder blade sits on top of your

Rotator Cuff Injury

I want you to imagine your shoulder as a golf ball sitting on a tee.

Neck and Shoulder Pain

Your neck is a complex web of nerves, joints, and muscles that attach between, shoulder, thoracic spine, and skull and can contribute to shoulder pain.

How does shoulder joint instability lead to shoulder dislocations?

To understand shoulder joint instability, or frequent shoulder dislocations, you need to understand the other supporting structures that keep your shoulder in place. 

Pain In Between the Shoulder Blades

The shoulder blades (AKA scapulas) are a common culprit in shoulder pain complaints.

Separated AC Joint

Your acromioclavicular, or AC, joint is the connection point where all parts of your shoulder meet and move together as one.

The AC joint is where the front of your collarbone meets your shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder has a few different names, but is known as adhesive capsulitis to the medical community.

Maxillomandibular Surgery and TMJ Pain

Although maxillomandibular surgery is used to improve the structure of the jaw, a handful of orofacial and temporomandibular (TMJ) joint disorders can arise post-surgery.  Let's begin by