Shoulder is the most important organ in our body. Having shoulder pain will affect our daily life.

Shoulder pain may cause a person to lose concentration. It is important to know the reasons of the shoulder pain. Shoulder pain triggers by many things, ranging from injuries to the autoimmune disease. Shoulders not only consist of a single organ, but a combination of several joints that combine with tendons and muscles.

Sometimes, the movement of the shoulder can lead to an emphasis on soft tissue and creates problems in stability and movement. When it feels pain, it could be the presence of symptoms of a serious problem on your shoulders.

Common reasons of shoulder pain:

1. Osteoarthritis

Also known as degenerative arthritis, osteoarthritis is a condition that is triggered by the outbreak of cartilage in the joints. The cartilage containing gel-like substance, which provide lubrication in the joints. When thinning of cartilage, bones rub together leading to pain and stiffness and causing osteoarthritis.

People suffering from osteoarthritis of the shoulder, usually experience stiffness and pain in the shoulder. Simultaneously also have symptoms of swelling and pain in one or more joints.

2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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

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

3. Post-Traumatic Arthritis

This condition tends to occur in people who suffered serious injuries in the hip or repeated stress on the shoulder joint. In this condition, there is inflammation in the joints and cartilage, leaving a persistent pain that does not go away.

4. Tendinitis and Bursitis

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

5. Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Usually caused by an injury. If you suffer from arthritis or have had shoulder surgery, most likely also experienced a frozen shoulder. People with diabetes, stroke, lung disease, rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, or who have experienced accidents, high-risk experience.

6. Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder problems can be caused by many problems. The shoulder joint injuries can be divided into two types, namely acute shoulder injury such as dislocation, injuries of acromioclavicular joint, rotator cuff tears, fracture clavicular. Another types of shoulder injury is postural shoulder injury. There are impingement to the shoulder and shoulder bursitis. 

And for those of you who actually experienced something like this it is advisable to get plenty of rest because this will bring your mind to a more serious matter, namely joint pain and danger when you are experiencing joint pain shoulder section and  you can not use the shoulder as slight movement will cause tremendous pain. We are orthopedic clinic specialize in shoulder. Call us if you are looking for shoulder pain clinic for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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