Shoulder pain can make even the simplest tasks, such as reaching overhead to grab something from your kitchen cupboard or raising your arms to style your hair, seem like a near-impossible challenge. At Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine in Ramsey, New Jersey, pain medicine physicians, Kevin McElroy, DO, and Steven Ferrer, MD, offer proven-successful treatment options for shoulder pain. For quality, compassionate medical treatment to alleviate your shoulder pain, book online or call Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine today.
Irritation or injury to the shoulder joint or any of the surrounding muscles, ligaments, or tendons can cause shoulder pain. Shoulder pain typically stems from overuse, strains, accidents, or sports injuries.
Various diseases and medical conditions can cause shoulder pain, including:
Shoulder pain is often associated with inflammatory and arthritic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
You can avoid using your shoulder in ways that cause additional or worse pain and take over-the-counter pain-relievers. Every 15-20 minutes, you can also apply an ice pack to the painful area.
If your shoulder pain isn’t resolving with simple methods at home and persists for more than two or three days, you should visit Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine for an effective, professional treatment option.
You should visit Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine if you experience:
If your pain is negatively affecting your day-to-day activities and quality of life or impairing your physical functioning, you should schedule a personal consultation at Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine.
Your doctor can diagnose your shoulder pain with a thorough physical examination and tests, such as an X-ray, to properly identify the cause of your pain and any other problems with your shoulder.
The Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine providers offer nonsurgical and non-pharmaceutical treatment options to reduce inflammation, speed up your body’s natural healing process, and relieve shoulder pain, including:
You deserve optimal physical functioning and pain-free control of your shoulder muscles, tendons, and joints. Call Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine today or use the online scheduling tool.