Also known as Stiff Shoulder
Shoulder stiffness or tightness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of shoulder stiffness or tightness are sprain or strain, adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, and injury to the shoulder. Other possible causes, such as osteoarthritis, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with shoulder stiffness or tightness, 93% report having shoulder pain, 35% report having neck stiffness or tightness, and 24% report having abnormal involuntary movements.
Patients with shoulder stiffness or tightness often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, physical therapy exercises, magnetic resonance imaging, application of splint, other non-or therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system, occupational therapy assessment and other therapeutic procedures .
|Radiographic imaging procedure|
|Plain x-ray (X ray)|
|Physical therapy exercises (Exercises)|
|Magnetic resonance imaging (Mri)||$297|
|Application of splint (Splinting)|
|Other non-OR therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system||$39|
|Occupational therapy assessment (Speech therapy)|
|Other therapeutic procedures||$17|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with shoulder stiffness or tightness include meloxicam, celecoxib (celebrex), atenolol / chlorthalidone, triamcinolone topical product, allopurinol, bupivacaine, ascorbic acid, mepivacaine (carbocaine), cortisone, carisoprodol (soma), estrogens, conjugated (usp) / methyltestosterone, famciclovir and flunisolide nasal .
Groups of people at highest risk for shoulder stiffness or tightness include race/ethnicity = other, age 60-74 years and age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get shoulder stiffness or tightness.