Do you ever have shoulder pain till you lose concentration? Shoulder pain can be triggered by many things, ranging from injuries to autoimmune disease. Shoulders not only consists of a single organ, but a combination of several joints that combine with tendons and muscles.

shoulder pain

shoulder pain

Sometimes, the movement of the shoulder can cause suppression of the soft tissue and creates problems in stability and movement. If the movement is painful, it could lead to serious problem to your shoulder.

Osteoarthritis

Also known as degenaratif arthritis, osteoarthritis is a condition that is triggered by the outbreak of the cartilage in the joints. Cartilage, as reported from Healthmeup.com, containing gel-like substance, which provide lubrication to the joints. As the cartilage thins, the bones rub together causing pain and stiffness and causing osteoarthritis.

People suffering from osteoarthritis of the shoulder, will usually experience stiffness and pain in the shoulder. Possible other symptoms could be of swelling and pain in one or more joints.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

It is an autoimmune illness, when the body’s natural immune response in the lining of arthritis problem. Arthritis in the shoulder joint can weaken the soft tissue surrounding the joint cartilage and tendons. So, it can cause inflammation and pain in the shoulder.

Although the disease develops slowly, over time a person could suffer serious health problems. Ranging from fatigue, flu-like symptoms accompanied by mild fever, depression, eye and mouth feel dry.

Tendonitis and Bursitis

Tendinitis is an inflammation of the tendon. Typically, as a result squeezed by the surrounding musculature. While bursitis, an inflammation of the sac that protects the shoulder and can occur simultaneously with tendinitis. Symptoms include difficulty moving the shoulder and upper arm. Also cause pain when the shoulder is raised.

Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Usually caused by an injury but sometimes there is no unknown caused. If you suffer from arthritis or have shoulder surgery, likely also experiencing frozen shoulder. People with diabetes, stroke, lung disease, rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular disease, or who have had accidents, high-risk experience.

Dr Kevin Yip, Senior Orthopaedic Consultant

#02-12 Gleneagles Medical Centre

6 Napier Road

Singapore 258499

Tel: (65) 64762106

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