Author | Allison Tobola, MD


Shoulder Pain in Older Patients: Interpreting Clinical Findings

November 03, 2009

Older patients experience shoulder pain more frequently than younger patients and present with different issues. Using a combination of tests with a detailed history is the best approach to narrowing the differential.

Identifying Shoulder Pain in Older Patients: The History, Physical Examination, and Testing

June 06, 2009

Shoulder pain has many causes: tendinopathy, impingement, rotator cuff tear, adhesive capsulitis ("frozen shoulder"), and arthritis. This review describes tests that can help narrow the differential diagnosis.