Impingement/Sub-Acromial Bursitis

Etiology

  • Associated w/repetitive overhead activity like swimming/tennis/volleyball
  • Some w/anatomic predisposition (e.g. osteophyte at tip acromion)

Symptoms

  • Pain at night
  • Acute/sub-acute/or chronic
  • Worse w/arm overhead

Physical Exam Findings

  • + Hawkins
  • + Neers
  • Sub-acromial discomfort w/palpation

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