Acute shoulder injuries are a common reason for visits to primary care physicians Physicians Individuals licensed to practice medicine. Clinician–Patient Relationship and EDs EDS Ehlers-danlos syndrome (EDS) is a heterogeneous group of inherited connective tissue disorders that are characterized by hyperextensible skin, hypermobile joints, and fragility of the skin and connective tissue. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Common injuries include clavicle Clavicle A bone on the ventral side of the shoulder girdle, which in humans is commonly called the collar bone. Clavicle Fracture fractures, sternoclavicular sprains and dislocations, rotator cuff tears, proximal humerus Humerus Bone in humans and primates extending from the shoulder joint to the elbow joint. Arm: Anatomy fractures, scapular fractures, glenohumeral dislocations, and acromioclavicular joint Acromioclavicular joint The gliding joint formed by the outer extremity of the clavicle and the inner margin of the acromion process of the scapula. Examination of the Upper Limbs injuries. Evaluation of acute shoulder pain Pain An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by nerve endings of nociceptive neurons. Pain: Types and Pathways requires an understanding of the mechanism of injury, as well as the appropriate physical examination and radiologic studies needed in the acute setting. A focused history and physical examination is essential and should include inspection Inspection Dermatologic Examination, palpation Palpation Application of fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body to determine consistency of parts beneath in physical diagnosis; includes palpation for determining the outlines of organs. Dermatologic Examination, and a thorough neurovascular exam. Imaging begins with plain radiographs and is occasionally supplemented by MRI or CT imaging. Management includes pain Pain An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by nerve endings of nociceptive neurons. Pain: Types and Pathways control and varies based on diagnosis.
Last updated: Nov 21, 2022
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