Flashcards in Shoulder Region Deck (18):
3 organs that refer pain to the shoulder
- Gallbladder irritation
Axillary crutches that are not fitted properly may cause injury to what?
the brachial plexus
Injury to the suprascapular notch may cause injury to what nerve?
Injury in the axilla may cause injury to what nerve?
5 Possible nonoperative causes of GH joint hypomobility
1) Rheumatoid arthritis
3) Traumatic arthritis
4) Post immobilization arthritis or stiff shoulder
5) adhesive capsulitis
adhesive capsulitis is aka what?
Idiopathic frozen shoulder
What are the 3 phases of frozen shoulder?
Describe the freezing phase of frozen shoulder
There is intense pain, even at rest, and limitation of motion by 2-3 weeks after onset
The freezing phase of frozen shoulder may last for how long?
10 - 36 weeks
Describe the frozen phase of frozen shoulder
There is pain only with movement, significant adhesions, limited GH motions, substitute motions in scapula
What muscles atrophy during the frozen phase of frozen shoulder?
deltoid, rotator cuff, bicep and triceps
The frozen phase of frozen shoulder may last for how long?
4 - 12 months
Describe the thawing phase of frozen shoulder
There is no pain and no synovitis, but there is significant capsular restrictions from adhesions
The thawing phase of frozen shoulder may last for how long?
2 0 24 months
Do all frozen shoulder patients regain normal ROM?
Rotator cuff disease is caused by how many angle deformities?
How are angle deformities fixed?
They can be shaved down in surgery