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  • fracture
  • Chronic steroid use, deep sea diving, severe fracture of the shoulder, sickle cell disease, and heavy alcohol use are risk factors for avascular necrosis. (aaos.org)
  • Necrosis usually happens with a fracture of the shoulder. (healthpages.org)
  • In some cases, the fracture is so severe the doctor may feel that the chance of necrosis is too high, he will recommend a shoulder joint replacement immediately. (healthpages.org)
  • acute
  • Deterioration and scarring (known as fibrotic contracture) of the shoulder muscle - usually sudden (acute) onset, occurring during a period of intense outdoor exercise (such as hunting). (petmd.com)
  • Tearing of the labrum can occur from either acute trauma or repetitive shoulder motion such as in the sports of swimming, baseball and football. (wikipedia.org)
  • rotate
  • All of these structures allow the shoulder to rotate through a greater range of motion than any other joint in the body. (aaos.org)
  • Prosthetic
  • Total or partial joint replacement with a prosthetic joint has become a more common treatment to relieve pain and restore independence. (healthpages.org)
  • Replacing or reshaping the damaged or diseased joint with a prosthetic one is called arthroplasty. (healthpages.org)
  • Symptoms
  • Several symptoms are common but not specific: Dull, throbbing, ache in the joint which can be brought on by very strenuous exertion or simple household chores. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common symptoms in impingement syndrome are pain, weakness and a loss of movement at the affected shoulder. (wikipedia.org)