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Rotator Cuff Tears

Frozen Shoulder Condition

Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Arthroscopic Surgery

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder is a condition with no known cause in the majority of cases, with spontaneous onset. It is most common in females (40-50 years) but could affect males and other age groups.

Calcific Tendinitis

Calcific Tendinitis

A calcium deposit accumulates in one of the tendons of the shoulder. The cause is unknown and not related to injury, diet or osteoporosis. The patient most commonly affected is a female 40-50 years of age.

SLAP Tears

SLAP Tears

S.L.A.P. is an acronym for Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior, which simply means that the attachment of the long tendon of the biceps is torn away from the upper end of the shoulder socket. (Superior Labrum = Biceps attachment, Anterior = front, Posterior = back).

Subscapularis Tendon Tears

Subscapularis Tendon Tears

The subscapularis is a most important muscle at the anterior (front) of the shoulder joint. It is often mentioned separately from the rest of the rotator cuff (supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor) but is essentially part of this group of muscles.

Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff Tears

Most tears are as a result of degeneration or “wear and tear”. The circulation to the tendon becomes impaired in older people and leads to degenerative tears.