The things that can go wrong with your shoulder

Your shoulder is the most used joint on your body. Because of all the use, it is prone to many different injuries that may require shoulder surgery. Swelling, muscle strain, joint pain, and discomfort all point to a problem in your shoulders. There are many reasons for shoulder pain and it may be difficult to pinpoint the underlying cause of the problem. The specialists at Plano Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Spine Center will first diagnose your shoulder’s damage, then educate you with a video on the injury or condition that is causing pain.

Shoulder pain is mainly caused by the breakdown of the soft tissue in the joint. This break down can happen for several reasons. Age, repetitive motion, overuse of your shoulder, manual labor, or injury can all cause shoulder pain.

Causes of Shoulder Pain:

Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis
Arthroscopic Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Separation Repair
Arthroscopic Bankart Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Biceps Tendinitis
Fracture of the Collarbone (Clavicle)
Frozen Shoulder
Loose Shoulder (Instability)
ORIF Surgery for Proximal Humerus Fracture
Shoulder Arthritis
Shoulder Blade (Scapula) Fractures
Shoulder Dislocations
Shoulder Impingement Surgery
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Pain in your shoulders can be caused by a wide variety of culprits. The most common are injuries from a fall or an accident or strain caused by overuse such as when you are working on a project above your head for a long span of time. Sometimes shoulder pain comes from physical conditions such as arthritis or bursitis.

Plano Orthopedic Sports Medicine And Spine Center has specialists to help your overcome your pain. They will educate you on how the shoulder works and how other areas of the body may affect your shoulder. They will assess what damage you have, and how it happened. Shoulder surgery may be required to ease the pain. The specialists on staff a POSMSC will give you high-quality treatment.

The shoulder is a complex part of your body. It has many components including tendons, ligaments, muscles, and ball and socket structure of the bone. The pain that develops around the shoulder blades and joints is hard to ignore. Any injury or damage to your shoulder won’t be hard to detect. Shoulder injuries and pain will greatly hinder your mobility and ability to perform everyday tasks.

Treatment for your shoulder pain may include rest, altering your activities, and physical therapy. However, there are some conditions that are more serious and will need more aggressive treatment to cure. Surgery may be required to help ease the pain in your shoulder. Your shoulder specialist will be able to determine the type of injury sustained, and what measures need to be taken to relieve the pain. Mobility in your shoulder is an important part of everyday activities. At the first sign of pain, you should seek medical advice.

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