Best Shoulder Injury Specialist in Bangalore | Bone and Joint Consult

We all know that exercise is an important part of any health routine. The benefits of exercise is not just physically, but mentally as well. During extreme gym workouts, the most common areas of injury is our shoulder. Shoulder is very important as this is the part that players use to throw that perfect pitch. The part that helps you relieve that annoying itch on your back

‘The structure of the shoulder joint is like a ball-in-socket design, shaped like a golf tee. Because of this, the shoulder gets a larger range of motion. The socket is flat on top which makes the ball of the upper arm bone moveable. But the disadvantage is that it can be easily dislocated.

During gym workouts or during heavy lifting, the shoulder gets the maximum burden. Improper movement or improper techniques can cause a great deal of wear and tear to the joint. Excessive workout may also cause damage to our shoulder muscles and tendons

So let’s see some most common shoulder injuries that happen in the gym.

Rotator Cuff Injury

The most common form of injury in the shoulder is rotator cuff injuries. The rotator cuff has four muscles that rest along the perimeter of the ball of the shoulder joint.  This allows the shoulder to move. Rotator cuff injuries can happen as a result of repetitive movements (overhead lifting) and because of which the top of the shoulder blade gets pinch at the muscles of the rotator cuff. The tendons are overloaded because of the repetitive motion. This can eventually develop tendonitis. In the long run, if this pain is ignored, then it can ultimately lead to a tear in the rotator cuff.

Weight Lifter Shoulder

AC or acromioclavicular joint is at the uppermost part of the shoulder blade and connects to the collarbone. If you are engaged in those severe exercises where the elbows are lowered behind the shoulders like bench press, chest fly, etc, this motion can place extra stress on this joint and bone. Over time, this can lead to small tears or fractures. If there is no proper treatment or enough time to heal properly, this injury can lead to painful inflammation of the joint.  This painful inflammation of the joint is the condition called as “weightlifter’s shoulder“.

Dislocated Shoulder

A dislocated shoulder is very common in both gymnastics and athletes. When the ball at the top of the shoulder slips out of the socket it leads to a dislocated shoulder. Generally, this happens after a strong hit to the shoulder in the game like football or hockey. However, it can happen if you rotate the shoulder too far.

Dr.Rewat Laxman, Best Shoulder Injury Specialist in Bangalore, is an experienced orthopedic surgeon who has over years of experience in treating orthopedic and sports injuries. Our treatment uses a multi-disciplinary approach that includes physiotherapy and activity modification. If surgery is required then our team utilizes the latest advancements in Minimally Invasive and Arthroscopic procedures to expedite the healing process.


Dr. Rewat Laxman, Best Shoulder Injury Specialist in Bangalore,  who assess every patient’s condition and create the most effective, least invasive treatment possible. Contact us today at 9845054810 to learn more.

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