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Shoulder Pain Brooklyn

Shoulder pain is one of the most common problems that people complain after back pain and neck pain. It occurs in all ages of people and gender. There are various causes associated with shoulder pain. Injury, bad posture or underlying health condition is the notable conditions that can cause shoulder discomfort or pain.

Shoulder pain may arise from the shoulder joints, muscles, ligaments or tendons. Frozen shoulder and rotator cuff are the most common disorders that are found in people. Some people might also develop bone spurs, a bony projection that develops along the edges of the bones.

However, the treatment is not limited and Kings Highway Ortho center in Brooklyn offers the best practices and treatment options for shoulder pain.

Shoulder Pain Causes

Some of the common types of shoulder pain include:

  • Broken arm and collarbone
  • Degenerative arthritis
  • Elbow bursitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Shoulder discomfort due to numbness or tingling
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon rupture

Shoulder pain can aggravate more complications and the risk factors are high as it is accompanied the upper body. It requires a proper and immediate medical attention. You need an urgent or an emergency care if there is an inability to move your arm, intense pain, sudden swelling, redness or tenderness. Depending on the severity of the pain, conservative to traditional treatment options are available.

Shoulder Pain Treatment Options

There are various treatment options and procedures to set right your shoulder and to relieve pain from the shoulder.

Self Care

A simple self care remedies for minor shoulder pain include:

  • To relieve the pain from the shoulder, there are few self-care tips that can make you feel better.
  • Take over the counter pain relievers such as Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, and Naproxen Sodium.
  • Apply an ice pack on the painful area for about 15 to 20 minutes and then use heat using hot compresses or a heating pad.
  • Get a gentle massage on the affected painful area of the shoulder.
  • Slow motion exercise can help you, but avoid putting stress that can worsen the pain.

Physical Therapy:

Physical therapy is a part of your treatment plan that you need to require for your shoulder pain. This may apply as a treatment for different injuries and arthritis or post-surgical intervention. We have the expertise on-site physical therapists that can provide a complete care for your shoulder pain using different modalities that include PClude, electrical stimulation, heat treatments, etc. to relief from shoulder pain.

Surgical Treatment

If surgical intervention is required for your diagnosis, Kings Highway Ortho will setup surgical dates and locations at your convenience. We will also obtain insurance authorization and instruct you regarding medical clearance as needed.

Visit Doctor

If, however, the shoulder pain is caused due to injury or it gets to worsen or there is no sign of improvement or shoulder pain accompanied by different complications, you need to immediately seek your doctor. During the visit to the doctor, the evaluation process is conducted and a detailed medical history will be taken into record. You will be asked to undergo certain tests and diagnosis to initiate the right treatment process.

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