Shoulder Conditions

Descriptions of Common Shoulder Injuries and Conditions

Dr. Craig Neleson

Glenohumeral Joint Arthritis

This is arthritis in the large joint of the shoulder that could be treated with steroid joint injection.

Acromioclavicular Joint Arthritis

This is arthritis directly over the shoulder and small joints between where multiple bones of the shoulder blade connect.

Sternoclavicular Joint Arthritis

This is arthritis between the sternum or chest plate and the ribs that can be treated with a steroid injection into the joint.

Bicep Tendinitis

There is inflammation in the biceps that lies in the front of the shoulder and can be treated typically with steroid injections though cautiously to avoid a biceps rupture.

Subacromial Bursitis

Generally considered a rotator cuff injury with a bursa on top of the shoulder is inflamed.

Supraspinatus Tendinopathy

This is generally considered a rotator cuff injury. This is where the top deep muscle around the shoulder joint is injured.

Subscapularis Bursitis/Scapulothoracic Dyskinesia

Description coming soon

 

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