Tag: shoulder impingement

Shoulder bursitis; Is this really why you have shoulder pain or is it something else?

Shoulder bursitis; Is this really why you have shoulder pain or is it something else? If you have ever had shoulder pain that was not due to an injury, it can be a very frustrating experience.  Sleeping on the shoulder can be painful, as well as reaching for things in your kitchen cabinet.   Throwing a ball with your child can cause a significant amount of pain as well. Who you visit first can determine the length of the condition as well as the cost.  If you visit your primary doctor, it is likely they may diagnose you with shoulder Read More »

Shoulder impingement surgery is a popular procedure that doesn’t work according to a new study. 3 things you can do now to get relief without surgery.

Shoulder impingement surgery is a popular procedure that doesn’t work says a new study.  3 things you can do now to get relief without surgery. Shoulder impingement surgery is a popular procedure that has been done for years.  According to a trial of more than 300 patients, published in The Lancet that the procedure is not effective at relieving shoulder pain. In the U.K., 21,000 of these procedures are done yearly as reported by The Telegraph News in the U.K. The sub acromial decompression procedure was thought to relieve the pressure and rubbing on the supraspinatus tendon that may be Read More »