Read the latest articles from the Capital Orthopaedics team to learn the latest on shoulder conditions and injuries including shoulder osteoarthritis and impingement.

Shoulder Impingement

Oct 15, 2020

Shoulder Impingement: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

You feel pain and weakness in your shoulder, making it difficult to raise your arm above your head or twist it behind your back. You…

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Shoulder Osteoarthritis Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Your shoulder, like all joints in your body, can be affected by osteoarthritis. This degenerative joint disease results in pain, inflammation, lack of mobility and…

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Frozen Shoulder: Why Capsular Release Surgery May Be Better

Are you experiencing ongoing pain and stiffness in your shoulder? Does it affect everyday activities like doing up a seatbelt, washing your hair or getting…

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Rotator Cuff Tear: Symptoms and Causes

If you feel pain in your shoulder when you are reaching up or lying on it at night, there’s every chance you have what’s known…

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Shoulder pain? 

Shoulder pain? 

As summer approaches, those niggling issues in your joints start to surface again. Taking to the tennis courts or heading to the gym to hone…

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rotator cuff injury

How to Spot a Rotator Cuff Injury

A typical history would be pain felt over the deltoid muscles where it inserts on the humerus, the upper arm bone. The pain is fairly…

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frozen shoulder

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Leading orthopaedic surgeon Simon Moyes explains what “adhesive capsulitis”, also known as Frozen Shoulder and how best to treat it. Frozen shoulder, also known as…

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acromioclavicular joint osteoarthritis

What is Acromioclavicular Joint Osteoarthritis?

The acromioclavicular joint or AC joint is a joint at the top of the shoulder. It is located where the collar bone (clavicle) meets the…

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glenohumeral arthritis

What Is Glenohumeral Arthritis and How Can It Be Treated?

Glenohumeral arthritis is a degenerative condition affecting the glenohumeral cartilage of the shoulder. Both joints in the shoulder (the glenohumeral and the AC joint) can…

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Full Shoulder Examination – Featured Video of the Week

In order to diagnose any shoulder injury, it is important that your surgeon conducts a full in-depth study of the entire affected area in order…

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