Does Texting Lead to Shoulder Pain?

In recent years, text messaging has become extremely common, especially among the demographic of young teenagers and college students. Text messaging, called “texting” for short, is so prevalent that some states had to enforce laws against texting while driving for …

Treating Shoulder Pain at Home

There are things that you can do at home to reduce shoulder pain, if the pain you are experiencing is mild to moderate. In addition, if you do have to seek medical attention for your shoulder pain, your doctor will …

Agliophobia

The word “agliophobia” derives from the Greek language and means “fear of pain.” In order to understand what agliophobia is, however, it is necessary to discuss what a phobia is in general. A phobia is a fear of something that …

Shoulder Instability

Chronic shoulder instability is a condition that results from repeated partial or full shoulder dislocations. The shoulder joint, also called the glenohumeral joint, is composed of the head of the upper arm bone (humerus) and the socket of the shoulder …

Arthritis of the Shoulder

Arthritis is actually a group of different conditions that cause inflammation in the joints. Each type of arthritis has a different cause and the different types of arthritis may need to be treated differently. The most common types of arthritis …