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Upper Arm and Shoulder Muscles

Summary Information: Upper Arm and Shoulder Muscles

Upper Arm and Shoulder Muscles: The upper arm and shoulder muscles include many shapes and sizes and are capable of a large variety of movements and range of motion. The upper arm and shoulder muscles consist of skeletal muscle tissue, which is made up of specialized cells called muscle fibers. Muscle fibers have the ability to contract, resulting in the contraction and movement of the muscles, bones and shoulder and elbow joints of the upper arm and shoulder. The contraction of upper arm and shoulder muscles are under voluntary control through the somatic nervous system.

The upper arm and shoulder muscles include the muscles that make up the rotator cuff. Conditions that can afflict the upper arm and shoulder muscles include strains, tears, cancer, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, paralysis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Upper Arm and Shoulder Muscles

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Upper Arm and Shoulder Muscles

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Sub Parts: Upper Arm and Shoulder Muscles

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Upper Arm and Shoulder Muscles

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