From anatomy to discovering the patient!
Primary shoulder dislocation peaks in the second and sixth decade
98% of cases, shoulder displaces anteriorly
70% of people who have dislocated can expect to dislocate again within 2 years of the initial injury
Sub-acromial pain syndrome accounts for 44% to 60% of all conditions that cause shoulder pain and is the most frequent cause of visits to a physician’s office
See more prevalence information in the Clinical Pattern Recognition: Orthopaedics app here
Meet the 5 common shoulder pain patients from the Shoulder Pain and Mobility Deficit Clinical Practice Guidelines and more!
Clinical Pattern Recognition
Click on the pain pattern to learn about the patients and develop your clinical patterns!
1. Adhesive Capsulitis or Frozen Shoulder - Shoulder pain and mobility deficits (1-minute video)
2. Labral tears, SLAP lesions, Bankart lesions, Anterior or Multidirectional Instability - Shoulder pain with movement coordination impairments (1-minute video)
3. Sub-Acromial Pain Syndrome (previously Shoulder Impingement) - Shoulder pain and muscle power deficits (1-minute video)
4. Acromioclavicular Joint Sprain - Shoulder pain and movement coordination impairments (1-minute video)
5. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) - Shoulder pain with radiating pain (1-minute video)