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Signs & Symptoms Orthopedics

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Signs and Symptoms

People with SIS may experience:

  • Pain and weakness in the shoulder – particularly when lifting heavy objects above shoulder level
  • Decreased range of motion – which may interfere with performing everyday tasks, such as getting dressed and washing hair
  • Trouble sleeping

UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.