What is the treatment for shoulder pain?


Treatment for shoulder pain typically includes: Rest from activities that are causing your pain Physical therapy to help improve shoulder strength, range of motion, and flexibility Oral medications for inflammation and pain Non-Steroidal injections to reduce inflammation in the shoulder joint Although your provider may recommend you moderate activities such as exercise and sports [...]

What is the treatment for shoulder pain?2019-01-23T18:25:16-05:00

How can you tell what’s causing my shoulder pain?


Sometimes the cause of your shoulder pain is revealed via a detailed discussion of your symptoms and a comprehensive exam that includes shoulder range of motion and strength testing. During the exam, your provider will check for physical abnormalities, swelling, and tender areas. Your provider may recommend specific diagnostic tests such as X-rays to [...]

How can you tell what’s causing my shoulder pain?2019-01-23T18:15:12-05:00

What causes shoulder pain?


Shoulder pain is a common complaint that can stem from a wide variety of issues due to the complexity of your shoulder joint. Your shoulder includes three bones: the upper arm bone (humerus), shoulder blade (scapula) and collarbone (clavicle). The head of your upper arm bone fits into a shallow, rounded socket on your [...]

What causes shoulder pain?2019-01-23T18:04:37-05:00