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what is impingement syndrome of shoulder like?

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Dr. Ronald Krinick
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Not enough room: The shoulder is a complex joint with extremely unique ability to move in many planes. When you raise your arm you may get pain as you approach horizontal to the floor.That may be impingement causes may be inflammation, mechanics, torn rotator cuff etc consult an orthopedic surgeon if it does not improve with conservative care.
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Nonspecific: Impingement syndrome is a nonspecific term and if pain persists see a shoulder specialist for a clear diagnosis and treatment plan. Learn more here:http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2013/shoulder-surgery/spur-acromioplasty-impingement/.

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What are some of the symptoms of a broken shoulder?

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