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Upper Limb Pain

Rotator Cuff Injuries - E.g. Subacromial Impingement, tendonitis - Acute or degenerative - More common >40 years - Can involve: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis & teres minor - Usually treated with physio & painkillers
Arthritis - Disorder affecting joints - Joint pain & stiffness - Degenerative &/or autoimmune - Most common types: RA & OA - More common in women & in obesity
Carpal Tunnel - Compression of median nerve - Numbness, tingling & pain in digits 1-4 - Worsened by repeated overextension of wrist - Treatment: Splint, corticosteroids, surgery
Lateral epicondylitis - Inflammation of elbow joint caused by repetitive stress/overuse - Damage to extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) causes tears in tendon - Weak grip & unable to lift heavy objects - AKA Tennis Elbow
Radiculopathy a
Heart attack b
Fracture c
Dislocation d
Frozen Shoulder e
Tenosynovitis f
Cervical Spondylosis g
Ulnar nerve palsy h
Bursitis i