Upper Extremity

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Your shoulder is a wonder of movement. As a ball-and-socket joint, its anatomy is complex and its range of motion versatile. But with this wide range of motion comes the risk for injury and shoulder pain. Shoulder pain can also result from simple wear and tear—problems that are common after age 60.

Symptoms include:

  1. pain over the outside of the shoulder
  2. shoulder stiffness and limited mobility
  3. pain when reaching or throwing
  4. dull ache deep inside the shoulder
  5. pain that interferes with falling or staying asleep

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Common Causes of Elbow Pain

Your Elbow is a wonder of movement. As a complex hinge joint, its anatomy for the flexion and extension of the forearm relative to the upper arm, as well as rotation of the forearm and wrist. With this wide range of motion comes the risk for injury and Elbow pain. Elbow pain can also result from simple wear and tear—problems that are common around age 40.

Symptoms include:

  1. pain over in or adjacent to the elbow
  2. elbow stiffness and limited mobility
  3. pain when reaching or throwing
  4. dull ache deep inside the elbow
  5. pain that interferes with falling or staying asleep

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Common Causes of Hand and Wrist Pain

Your Hands and Wrists are a wonder of movement. As an ellipsoidal type synovial joint, allowing for movement along two axes, and connects with the complex joints of the hand for a wide range of motion. With this range of motion comes the risk for injury and pain. Wrist or Hand pain can also result from simple wear and tear—problems that commonly begin between the ages of 20 and 40.

Symptoms include:

  1. numbness or tingling in the hand
  2. pins and needles in the hand
  3. tenderness
  4. dull ache deep inside the wrist or hand
  5. pain that interferes with falling or staying asleep

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