The shoulder is one of the most flexible joints and, therefore, is prone to injury. Most shoulder pain occurs when soft tissues (muscles, tendons, labrum and ligaments) are injured or over used. Years of use along with other medical conditions can cause stiffness, bursitis, frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis), or even arthritis. Bone/joint related injuries may include dislocations, joint separations and fractures.

Common conditions of the Shoulder include: (Click on the topics below to find out more from the Orthopaedic connection website of Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)