Suprascapular Neuropathy By: Ariana wanous

HOW IT OCCURS

Some sort of traction injury to the suprascapular nerve resulting in pain in the shoulders, tear in tendon, excessive nerve deviation, or performing sports activities that require frequent overhead positioning of arms

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Shoulder pain and weakness, atrophy (shrinkage) of upper shoulder muscles, heaviness of shoulder and arm, radiating pain to the neck, back or arm, discomfort in shoulder and upper back.

TREATMENT/REHAB

Physical therapy, rest from activities, see doctor for MRI and diagnosis, rotator cuff strengthening exercises, reeducate correct movements, subacromial injections or surgery

http://www.sportsinjuryclinic.net/sport-injuries/shoulder-pain/suprascapular-neuropathy

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/92672-treatment

https://www.epainassist.com/sports-injuries/shoulder-injuries/suprascapular-neuropathy

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