You were performing your regular overhead shoulder presses. Something didn’t quite feel right. But you pushed through. The pain was there when you finished your workout. Now, your shoulder feels weak. You have shoulder pain when reaching for items on that hard-to-reach top shelf. It hurts to lie on your shoulder. You might even feel aching or pain in … Read More
12 Causes of Shoulder Pain at Night and What You Can Do About Them
Shoulder pain at night can ruin a good night’s sleep and wreck your productivity the next day. In fact, shoulder pain that keeps you up at night can cause a cycle of making you experience even more pain than you would if you had had a good night’s sleep. In a study conducted by UCLA, individuals who were purposefully kept … Read More
What Does the Clicking Sound in Your Shoulder Mean?
“Doc, my shoulder clicks when I do this…” Often times I have a patient that says that statement, and it is accompanied by a windmill movement of his or her arm. I always think of what my mother would say when I did the same thing as a kid: “If you don’t like the clicking then stop doing that!” But … Read More
Steroid Injections for Relieving Shoulder Pain – Everything You Need to Know
The shoulder is a complex joint that relies on many muscles, tendons and ligaments to hold it together. The shoulder can develop a multitude of conditions. Common ailments that can occur are tendinitis, bursitis, rotator cuff syndrome, frozen shoulder (also known as adhesive capsulitis) and degenerative or inflammatory arthritis. Inevitably, all of these conditions will develop varying degrees of pain, … Read More