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Painful Shoulder Syndrome

 Painful Shoulder Syndrome


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ACCES or pain is a common view in clinical practice in primary care. Is estimated to affect 25% of the population in some time of his life. shoulder joint is one of the most complex of our anatomy. Also known as “frozen shoulder”, these chronic conditions that manifest with pain and loss of motion due to inflammation.


The shoulder joint is the increased mobility of the skeleton, instead of multiple disorders seat and the third articulation considered important with regards to disease osteomyoarticular.


The reasons generally depend on a combination of factors such as wear or degeneration of the tendons, which are more common with age and with the completion of work or sports efforts repeatedly. He was associated with athletes, especially those who play racquet sports, swimming, throwing sports and weightlifting.


The most common symptom is pain. Usually hurts more at night and moving the arm. Sometimes down the arm to the hand can reach. May begin insidiously, unrelated to effort or previous trauma, or acute, usually after an accident. It is often accompanied by loss of arm mobility. If it lasts a long time you may receive what is called a “frozen shoulder” or adhesive capsulitis, which adds to the pain is an overall decrease in shoulder motion.


Treatment is usually nonsurgical. The objectives of the treatment program are, first reduce the inflammation and then loosen and strengthen muscles that make up the rotator cuff. It is based on anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), rest, rehabilitation and alternative local injection into the joint. In the case of shoulder pain resistant techniques are radiofrequency (RF) on the suprascapular nerve.


Prevention is the best advice to avoid shoulder pain . The immediate attention to pain in the shoulder and upper arm during training or after a workout can prevent a chronic problem. Treatment of symptoms in the shoulder should begin as soon as the pain appears.

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