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Shoulder pain

Adelaide Shoulder Treatment Tired of living with shoulder pain? Targeted treatments are available for your shoulder.  Contact Meet Dr Raymond Yu Dr Raymond Yu – Shoulder Surgeon | Adelaide Dr Raymond Yu is an Australian trained Orthopaedic surgeon based in Adelaide, South Australia. He specialises in all aspects of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, with a …

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Acromioclavicular Joint Arthritis

Acromioclavicular Joint Arthritis   What is Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis? The Acromioclavicular Joint is also known commonly as the AC Joint. Is is the part of the shoulder where the clavicle (collar bone) joins to the acromion (outer edge of the shoulder blade). At this joint the two bones are able to glide against each …

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Acromioclavicular Instability

Acromioclavicular Instability   What is the Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint? The shoulder girdle is made up of the humerus (armbone), the clavicle (collar bone) and the scapula (shoulder blade). The outer most part of the scapula is called the ‘acromion’, and this joins with the clavicle to form the acromioclavicular (AC) joint. The AC joint is …

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder   What is a frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder (also known formally as ‘adhesive capsulitis’) is an inflammatory condition of the shoulder where the shoulder capsule and ligaments which surround the joint become tight and thickened. It has a number of possible causes, but often there is no identifiable reason for it to occur. …

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Biceps Tendinopathy

Biceps pain and SLAP tears   What is biceps tendinopathy and SLAP tears? The shoulder joint is comprised of three bones – the humerus (arm bone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the clavicle (collar bone). Surrounding the bony structures are various soft tissue structures, including tendons and muscle, ligaments and fibrocartilage. Whilst we think of …

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Subacromial Impingement

Shoulder Bursitis and Impingement   What is shoulder bursitis and impingement? The shoulder joint is comprised of three bones – the humerus (armbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the clavicle (collarbone). The ball-and-socket part of the shoulder joint is made up of the ball end of the humerus, and the socket end of the scapula …

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Shoulder Instability and Dislocation

Shoulder Instability  What is shoulder instability? The shoulder joint is comprised of three bones – the humerus (armbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the clavicle (collarbone). The ball-and-socket part of the shoulder joint is made up of the ball end of the humerus, and the socket end of the scapula (glenoid). This is technically referred …

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Shoulder Arthritis

Shoulder Arthritis   What is shoulder arthritis? The shoulder joint is made up three bones – the humerus (armbone), scapula (shoulder blade), and the clavicle (collarbone). The ball and socket component of the shoulder is termed the “glenohumeral joint”. This refers to where the ball part of the humerus moves on the socket part of …

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Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff Tears   What is a rotator cuff tear? The rotator cuff is a collective term for 4 important muscles around the shoulder joint which help lift and also rotate the arm. These are the subscapularis, supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor. The muscles form a tendon (a strong fibrous band of tissue) which attach …

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