Neurological Affections Publicizing Themselves into the Area of the Shoulder Girdle

Anatomical Connections of the Nervous System

Pains in the area of the shoulder joint can evoke various floors of the nervous system. The most frequent ones are:


Disorders of CNS

Disorders of the shoulder girdle occur mainly after stroke. In the area of the shoulder girdle they are manifested as:

  1. algodystrophic syndrome arm-shoulder

  2. adhesive capsulitis

Disorders of Anterior Medullary Cornua

Diseases as syringomyelia etc. which are manifested by atrophy of muscles and disorders of sensibility in the area of periphery of the upper limb.

Disorders of Nervous Roots

They are most frequently connected with discogenic problems of distal segments of  the cervical spine.

Disorders of Plexus

Traumas of motorcyclists, plexopathy.

Disorders of Peripheral Nerves

Peripheral compressive syndromes, traumas.



The Most Frequent Pathological States of Neurogenic Etiology in the Area of the Shoulder Girdle

For a common practice it is necessary to differ three basic states from each other:

  1. Rhizoid syndromes of the cervical spine

  2. Reflexive algic (pseudoradicular) syndrome in the area of the shoulder girdle

  3. Peripheral compressive syndromes