Suprascapular Neuropathy

Suprascapular Neuropathy is a condition of shoulder pain associated with weakness. It is a common problem in overhead athletes who perform repetitive overhead motions or throwing such as swimming, volley ball, tennis, and weightlifting.

Suprascapular Neuropathy


  • Shoulder pain and weakness
  • Atrophy (shrinkage) of upper shoulder muscles
  • Heaviness of shoulder and arm
  • Radiating pain to the neck, back or arm
  • Discomfort in shoulder and upper back


  • Medical History
  • Physical Examinations
  • Electromyogram
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • MRI

Non-Surgical Treatment:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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