Shoulder pain affects the quality of your life by hindering your capacity to do normal daily tasks or even to do your work. With so much activity and flexibility in your shoulder, it’s a joint that’s prone to injuries and requires immediate pain treatment by an experienced doctor. Get help when your shoulder’s sore instead of worrying about it.
Your shoulders allow a wide range of motion. Any condition or injury affecting any shoulder component can lead to incapacitating shoulder pain and problems with flexibility. If you experience right shoulder pain, left shoulder pain or another form of discomfort in your shoulder, consult a pain specialist for immediate diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Amr Hosny and the team of pain management specialists at New York Pain Care can deliver an early diagnosis of your shoulder pain. Located in Midtown Manhattan, the Financial District and Greenwich Village — as well as in Paramus, Riverdale, Englewood Cliffs, Cranford and East Brunswick, New Jersey — the team offers treatment for a wide range of painful conditions.
There’s a wide range of potential reasons your shoulder hurts. Your doctor carries out a physical examination, conducts imaging tests and performs a review of your medical history to diagnose the source of your pain correctly. Possible causes of your shoulder pain include:
By leveraging the latest medical technology, your doctor at New York Pain Care can diagnose the cause of your pain and start effective shoulder pain treatment. The team uses a non-surgical approach to treatment for shoulder pain.
A common source of shoulder pain is a shoulder injury. Signs that you’ve injured your shoulder include:
When your doctor reviews your case, describe your symptoms fully. After a correct shoulder diagnosis, the appropriate treatment for shoulder pain can begin.
You can get a torn tendon if you fall sharply, stretch your arm out too far or lift something heavy and too quickly. Types of treatment include:
Your pain management doctor is best placed to decide the best shoulder tendon injury treatment after assessing your case. The doctor always recommends non-invasive or minimally invasive remedies first.
Shoulder instability is a painful condition in which the ball of the shoulder joint doesn’t stay in the socket. Types of shoulder instability include shoulder dislocation, subluxation and a labral tear. Treatment for shoulder instability includes:
Right shoulder muscle pain is usually caused by overuse and treated with many of the same techniques, along with activity modification to prevent further injury. Left shoulder pain sometimes is associated with a heart attack, so you should seek emergency care if it comes on suddenly.
Shoulder joint pain can alter your life. You may find it difficult to move your upper body. Shoulder joint pain treatment depends on the underlying cause. Following a firm diagnosis, your doctor may recommend interventional treatments for common shoulder injuries, such as:
If your painful shoulder affects your life, it’s time to get the best solution from the pain specialists at New York Pain Care led by Dr. Hosny. Contact the team today for an early diagnosis and treatment.
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