Shoulder 18997 Rotator Cuff Tendonitis, Bursitis, Tear There are many causes of sho ulder pain, the most common are those associated with the rotator cuff. The shoulder is made up of a ball (the head of the humerus) in a socket (the glenoid part of the shoulder blade) and is covered by the rotator cuff. 78091 Adhesive Capsulitis This condition, also known as “frozen shoulder”, implies there is some inflammation of the capsule, which is the lining of the shoulder joint. This is a poorly understood condition. 5053 AC Separation The AC (acromio clavicular) joint is a small joint located at the top of the shoulder. It consists of two bones: the acromion is a part of the scapula (shoulder blade), and the clavicle (collar bone). 2926 Clavicle FX A broken collarbone is also known as a clavicle fracture. This is a very common fracture that occurs in people of all ages. 14120 Slap Tear A SLAP (Superior Labrum Anteroposterior) tear occurs in the shoulder joint. The labrum is a small piece of cartilage which is circular shaped. 5992 Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is very common and there are many different causes. Exercises and specifically weight training is one of the most frequent culprits. 3168 Shoulder Arthritis Simply defined, shoulder arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints. In a diseased shoulder, inflammation causes pain and stiffness. 5080 Shoulder Instability Shoulder instability occurs when the head of the upper arm bone is forced out of the shoulder socket. This can happen as a result of a sudden injury or from overuse. 12716 Biceps Tendonitis Long head of biceps tendonitis is an inflammation or irritation of the upper biceps tendon. This strong, cord-like structure connects the upper end of the biceps muscle to the bones in the shoulder. 2353 Dislocated Shoulder The shoulder joint is the body's most mobile joint. It can turn in many directions. But, this advantage also makes the shoulder an easy joint to dislocate. Share this page!