Shoulder 16858 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. 77435 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. 4224 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). 1986 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. 12760 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. 5097 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. 2207 Shoulder Arthritis Simply defined, shoulder arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints. In a diseased shoulder, inflammation causes pain and stiffness. 4445 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. 11472 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. 1657 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!