Coleen Kinen-Ferguson, Author at Dr. Wilson Shoulder Specialist

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What Is Shoulder Tendonitis? Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

What Is Shoulder Tendonitis? Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

If you’ve been suffering from shoulder pain and swelling, shoulder tendonitis may be the main culprit. It refers to the swelling and inflammation of your rotator cuff, which is largely responsible for giving your arm and shoulder a wide range of motion. There are many potential causes of shoulder tendonitis, but two main ones include overuse and acute injury. However,…

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4 Common Shoulder Injuries for Football Players (and How to Prevent Them)

4 Common Shoulder Injuries for Football Players (and How to Prevent Them)

Football is a classic American pastime that comes with its fair share of risks. Due to the high-impact nature of the sport, football players are prone to a number of injuries—especially around their shoulders. However, it’s easy to prevent injury by using proper form, wearing protective pads and a helmet, and following these common injury prevention protocols. One part of…

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An Overview of Your Shoulder Anatomy and Some Likely Causes of Shoulder Pain

An Overview of Your Shoulder Anatomy and Some Likely Causes of Shoulder Pain

A working knowledge of one’s shoulder is paramount to properly diagnosing pain or discomfort. Many people don’t realize just how complex our shoulders actually are—they’re comprised of many different bones, muscles, joints, and tendons, which is what makes them such an important part of our bodies. And when you truly understand how each part of our shoulder operates, you may…

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Can Lung Cancer Cause Shoulder Pain? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Can Lung Cancer Cause Shoulder Pain? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Shoulder pain can range from mildly annoying to downright debilitating, and there’s a wide variety of different issues, injuries, or illnesses that can cause it. While it’s relatively uncommon, some kinds of shoulder pain may actually be caused by lung cancer. While it’s rare, it’s important to understand the warning signs right away so you can effectively manage your health!…

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