Quadrilateral Space Syndrome
What is Quadrilateral Space Syndrome?
Quadrilateral space syndrome happens when the axillary nerve is compressed, or injured in the back of the shoulder. Sometimes the symptoms are caused by the compression of an artery in the same area. Quadrilateral space syndrome usually happens from overuse, especially with overhead sports like throwing and swimming.
Symptons of Quadrilateral Space Syndrome
- Vague shoulder pain
- Numbness or tingling in the arm
- Tenderness to pressure over the area
Causes of Quadrilateral Space Syndrome
- Reptitive overuse or stress
- Poor training techniques
- Band of extra fibers