Shoulder pain, stiffness or weakness can make it difficult to carry out everyday tasks, like reaching for something on a high shelf, driving a car or brushing your hair. If you have pain that won’t go away, it’s time to see a doctor.
Is there a better option for the surgical management of displaced femoral neck fractures? Maybe not better, but at least as good, according to the findings of a large clinical study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study – a head-to-head comparison of THA and hemiarthroplasty to treat displaced femoral head fractures – included nearly 1500 patients at 80 institutions in 10 countries.
Hearing a cracking or popping in the shoulder can be unsettling. However, unless it accompanies pain, swelling, or other symptoms, joint cracking and popping are generally harmless.
Shoulder impingement, which people sometimes call swimmer's shoulder, is a condition that causes pain in the shoulder due to a tendon or bursa rubbing against the shoulder blade.
Positive self belief is the key to recovery from pain, say Uresearchers. The research team studied over 1,000 people undergoing physiotherapy for shoulder pain. They found that people are more likely to recover if they have the confidence to carry on doing most things, despite their pain.