Shoulder pain is often the reason for GP visits, a common dysfunction due to laxity. The high mobility of this joint makes it prone to a variety of injuries:

the most common being the Subacromial Impingement, where a narrowing inside the shoulder joint occurs,  compressing the soft tissues structure leading to  an inflammation process. These structures will then swell up and contribute to reduce the space, causing pain and loss of mobility.


Rotator cuff disorders are also common. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint and help to keep it stable. Repetitive actions of this group of soft tissues can sometimes cause strains.

Poor posture and frozen shoulder

Shoulder instability

Rotator cuff disorders

Acromioclavicular joint disorders

Osteoarthritis in the shoulder joints.


Conditions that affect the acromioclavicular joint, which is the joint at the top of the shoulder.


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