Impingement Syndrome occurs when part of shoulder bone structure rubs against certain shoulder tendons, causing pain, compression of the tendons, and limited range of motion. This is most noticeable at first when the arm is raised to shoulder height. If left untreated, the pain may become more severe an occur even when the arm is not lifted.
Other symptoms on impingement syndrome include swelling in the front area of the shoulder, stiffness and/or pain when lifting the arm, or pain when the arm is lowers. Typically, when someone speaks about rotator cuff pain, they are talking about impingement syndrome. Tendonitis in the shoulder may also occur at the same time.
Unfortunately, the early symptoms of impingement syndrome are often mild enough that sufferers do not seek treatment. Early symptoms include:
As the problem intensifies, you may suffer these problems:
This type of shoulder pain can be caused for several different reasons. The most common are repetitive motion strain, and injuries to the shoulder.
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