Weightlifer Shoulder

weightlifters-shoulder

What is Weightlifer’s Shoulder?

Weightlifter’s shoulder is a painful deterioration of the distal end of the clavicle (collar bone). It is an overuse phenomenon that causes tiny fractures along the end of the clavicle. A breakdown of the bone occurs.


Symptons of Weightlifer’s Shoulder

  • Pain and tenderness
  • Weakness

 


Causes of Weightlifer’s Shoulder

  • Reptitive trauma or stress
  • Excessive traction
  • History of shoulder injury

 


Treatment for Weightlifer’s Shoulder

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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