Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.


Stiff Shoulders 16 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 16 conditions that can cause Stiff Shoulders.

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There are 4 common conditions that can cause Stiff Shoulders.
  1. Arthritis
  2. Ligament Sprains
  3. Osteoarthritis
  4. Shoulder Contusion
There are 7 somewhat common conditions that can cause Stiff Shoulders.
  1. Adhesive Capsulitis
  2. Clavicle Fracture
  3. Humerus Fracture
  4. Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
  5. Shoulder Bursitis
  6. Shoulder Injury
  7. Shoulder Tendinitis
There are 4 uncommon conditions that can cause Stiff Shoulders.
  1. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  2. Rotator Cuff Tear
  3. Shoulder AC Separation
  4. Shoulder Fracture
There is 1 rare condition that can cause Stiff Shoulders.
  1. Shoulder Dislocation

Last Updated: Mar 15, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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