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What other symptoms can be related to neck pain?

Patients with underlying neck conditions may not realise that they have neck problems, as their neck conditions may cause symptoms other than neck pain. Some of these symptoms include, 1. Posterior headache A posterior headache is a type of headache that feels like a severe piercing, throbbing, or shock-like pain in the upper neck. Posterior

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What is a SLAP Tear?

<h3How does a Superior Labral injury happen? A common superior labral injury is termed a SLAP tear which stands for “superior labrum from anterior (front) to posterior (back) tear”. The labrum is cartilage that helps to deepen the socket part of the scapula (shoulder blade). It is connected to one of the two tendons which

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What is a Proximal Humeral Fracture?

The humerus is the bone between the shoulder and the elbow. The proximal humerus is the upper part of the bone near the shoulder. A proximal humeral fracture is common, especially in the elderly with osteoporosis (brittle bones). If the fracture occurs in the elderly, it is usually caused by falling from ground level on

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