Shoulder or Arm Pain
Some signs that shoulder pain needs immediate attention may include a decreased ability to hold objects, decreased functioning of the arm, shoulder pain that persists even while at rest, shoulder pain that lasts more than a day or two, and unusual twinges or aches in the shoulder area.
Shoulder pain treatments including:
- Joint Injection Shoulder – Relieves shoulder and arm pain caused by damage to the area or arthritis
- Trigger Point Injections – An outpatient procedure that is designed to reduce the pain of trigger points.
- Ultrasound Guided Injections – This outpatient procedure provides pain relief from conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and adhesive capsulitis.
- Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Arthritis – A degeneration of the shoulder joint, this condition has a variety of treatment options.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) of the Shoulder – A condition of the immune system, treatments include anti-inflammatory medications and other treatment options.
- Suprascapular Neuropathy – This is major nerve located in the shoulder that can become injured and compressed. Treatments include rest, stretching, and other exercises.
The shoulder is actually a complex area of the body comprised of several joints, tendons, and muscles which provide mobility for the arms. When there is a problem with the joints, muscles, or tendons, shoulder pain is the result.