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Glenelg Orthopaedics

Providing Quality Orthopaedic Care

Shoulder Conditions

Filed under: Shoulder

 Shoulder pain
  • Clavicle fractures

    Filed under: Shoulder

     XRAY of a broken clavicle shoeing multiple breaks and bone fragments

    Clavicle Fractures ( Breaks in the Collar Bone)

    Question:  What type of clavicle fractures are there and how are they treated?

    Clavicle fractures (collar bone fractures) occur after direct trauma … more

  • AC Joint Osteoarthritis

    Filed under: Shoulder

     XRAY of an AC joint

    Shoulder Arthritis

    Chronic Acromio-Clavicular (AC) Joint Issues- AC joint arthritis

    AC joint arthritis is a common condition leading to pain in the shoulder. It is usually localised to the outer … more

  • Shoulder Dislocations

    Filed under: Shoulder, Patient Information

     Computer model showing the repair of a labral tear

    Shoulder Dislocations ( Instability )

    Unstable shoulders are common events brought to the limelight by sporting injuries particularly Australian Rules Football. 


    Question:  What is the actual … more

  • Bicep Tendon Injuries

    Filed under: Shoulder, Elbow

     Photo of a flexed arm with a bulging bicep muscle

    What is the anatomy of the biceps tendon and muscle and what is the injury that occurs known as biceps tendon tear?

     The biceps muscle is well known to most people as the muscle that forms that … more

  • Labral Tears and Cysts (Including Slap tears)

    Filed under: Shoulder

     CT scan showing a cyst formation in a joint

    What is the labrum?

    Answer:  The labrum is a tissue that encircles the socket of the shoulder (glenoid).  It extends the size of the socket to match it to the humeral head (ball of the shoulder).  … more

  • Frozen Shoulder (adhesive Capsulitis)

    Filed under: Shoulder


    Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis).

    What is frozen shoulder?

    Frozen shoulder is a condition of unknown cause which affects the shoulder leading to pain and stiffness. It is generally self … more