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Upper Extremities

Shoulder

Arthritis

Arthritis in the shoulder joint can result from various causes, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or post-traumatic arthritis. Symptoms typically include shoulder pain, stiffness, swelling, and reduced range of motion.

Biceps Tendonitis

Biceps tendonitis involves inflammation of the long head of the biceps tendon, which runs from the shoulder to the elbow. Symptoms include shoulder pain, particularly in the front of the shoulder, and may worsen with overhead activities or lifting.

Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Frozen shoulder is characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint, often resulting from inflammation and tightening of the shoulder capsule. Symptoms typically progress slowly and may worsen over time, leading to significant limitations in shoulder mobility.

Labral Tear

The labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the socket of the shoulder joint, providing stability and cushioning. Tears in the labrum can occur due to trauma, overuse, or repetitive shoulder movements. Symptoms may include shoulder pain, clicking or popping sensations, and feelings of instability.

Instability of Shoulder

This condition involves excessive movement or looseness of the shoulder joint, which can result in frequent dislocations or subluxations (partial dislocations). Symptoms may include a sensation of the shoulder "slipping out of place," pain, weakness, and decreased range of motion.

Impingement Syndrome

This condition occurs when the rotator cuff tendons become pinched or compressed between the bones in the shoulder. Symptoms often include shoulder pain, particularly with overhead movements, and may worsen with repetitive activities. Use a sling for rest or pain relief.

Rotator Cuff Tear

This is a common shoulder injury involving damage to the muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint. Symptoms include shoulder pain, weakness, limited range of motion, and difficulty with overhead activities.

Tendonitis

Tendonitis, or tendinitis, involves inflammation or irritation of a tendon, typically due to overuse or repetitive motion

Humerus (Upper Arm) and Elbow

Arthritis

Arthritis in the shoulder joint can result from various causes, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or post-traumatic arthritis. Symptoms typically include shoulder pain, stiffness, swelling, and reduced range of motion.

Bursitis

Biceps tendonitis involves inflammation of the long head of the biceps tendon, which runs from the shoulder to the elbow. Symptoms include shoulder pain, particularly in the front of the shoulder, and may worsen with overhead activities or lifting.

Dislocation

Elbow dislocation is when the joint becomes unhinged and is characterized by joint stiffness and instability often resulting from inflammation and tightening of the elbow.

Golfer's Elbow

This condition involves repetitive use or trauma that injures the inside of the elbow where the origin of the muscles that control the wrist start. Use a golfers elbow brace for rest or pain relief.

Humerus Fracture

This condition occurs when the bone breaks. The bone needs time to heal. 

Olecranon Fracture

This condition occurs when the one of the bones that make up the elbow breaks.

Radial Head Fracture

This condition occurs when the one of the bones that make up the elbow breaks.

Tennis Elbow

Tendonitis, or tendinitis, involves inflammation or irritation of a tendon, typically due to overuse or repetitive motion

Forearm and Wrist

Forearm Strains

Forearm strain refers to an injury to the muscles or tendons in the forearm, typically caused by overstretching, overuse, or sudden force. This condition can lead to pain, swelling, and reduced function in the forearm.

Forearm/Wrist Fracture

Wrist and forearm tendonitis refers to the inflammation or irritation of the tendons in these areas. Tendons are the fibrous tissues that connect muscles to bones, and inflammation can cause pain, swelling, and difficulty moving the affected area. Tendonitis in the wrist and forearm is often caused by repetitive strain, overuse, or injury.

Forearm/Wrist Tendonitis

The labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the socket of the shoulder joint, providing stability and cushioning. Tears in the labrum can occur due to trauma, overuse, or repetitive shoulder movements. Symptoms may include shoulder pain, clicking or popping sensations, and feelings of instability. Use a a extended wrist brace for rest or pain relief.

Wrist Strains

Wrist strain refers to an injury to the muscles or tendons surrounding the wrist. It typically occurs when these tissues are overstretched or torn due to excessive force, repetitive movements, or sudden impacts. Wrist strain can result in pain, swelling, and limited wrist movement.

Hand and Fingers 

Hand Arthritis

Arthritis in the shoulder joint can result from various causes, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or post-traumatic arthritis. Symptoms typically include shoulder pain, stiffness, swelling, and reduced range of motion.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a medical condition resulting from the compression of the median nerve as it travels through the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway on the palm side of the wrist. This nerve controls sensation and movement in parts of the hand, including the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and part of the ring finger.

Hand Cramps

Hand cramps are involuntary muscle contractions or spasms in the muscles of the hand, causing pain, stiffness, and temporary loss of function. These cramps can affect any part of the hand, including the fingers, palm, and the base of the hand. They can be sudden and intense, and their duration can vary from a few seconds to several minutes.

Hand Fracture

A hand fracture refers to a break or crack in one or more of the bones in the hand. The human hand consists of 27 bones, including the phalanges (finger bones), metacarpal bones (bones of the hand), and the carpal bones (wrist bones).

Hand Numbness

This condition refers to a loss of sensation or feeling in the hand or fingers. It can be accompanied by tingling, a "pins and needles" sensation, or a feeling of weakness

Hand Stiffness

This condition occurs when the is a lack of function or movement in the hand. The hand feels rigid, inflexible, or difficult to move.

Hand Tendonitis

This is inflammation of the tendon in the hand.  Symptoms include pain, weakness, limited range of motion, and difficulty with overhead activities. Use thumb neoprene brace for pain relief.

Trigger Finger

Tendonitis, or tendinitis, involves inflammation or irritation of a tendon, typically due to overuse or repetitive motion. Use finger splint or finger sleeve for pain relief.

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