Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon.
Various things can cause pain in the middle of the bicep, which is the muscle at the front of the upper arm. Muscle strains and bruises, for example, are common causes of bicep pain.
Normally, surgery is performed using general anesthesia in which the patient is asleep. General anesthesia is not necessary for many surgeries and can be risky in some cases. Wide awake surgery is a technique that avoids this problem and can be performed in an operating room or in the office. It is commonly used for problems of the hand and wrist.
When it comes to sports and athletics, injuries are an unfortunate part of the game. Fortunately, certain foods and supplements may help reduce the amount of time your body needs to recover from a sports injury.
Shoulders are among the most frequently injured joints in the body, with the main culprit stemming from the rotator cuff, the part of the shoulder that allows you to lift and rotate your arms. Over 3 million Americans each year are affected by rotator cuff problems.