WHAT ARE SHOULDER PAIN AND PROBLEMS?

The shoulder joint is considered as the most movable joint in the body, yet it is an unstable joint due to its range-of-motion. The socket of the shoulder is smaller than the ball of the upper arm making the socket highly prone to injury. Also, the shoulder joint is protected by soft tissues, muscles, tendons, and ligaments that are susceptible to injury, overuse, underuse, etc.

Shoulder problems are not only caused by overuse or injury but are also caused by degenerative conditions and various other diseases. Some diseases generate pain that travels to the shoulder along the nerves.

WHAT ARE THE PROMINENT CAUSES OF SHOULDER PAIN AND PROBLEMS?

There are multiple causes of shoulder problems, some happen due to injury, some by any disease, some because of unstable joints, etc. As the shoulder is a movable joint it is prone to a lot of problems. Common causes of shoulder problems and pains are as follows:

  • Dislocation
  • Separation of AC joint due to a powerful blow or a fall
  • Bursitis
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Tendinosis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
  • Fracture
  • injury due to overuse or repetitive use
  • spinal cord injury
  • heart attack

WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR?

Shoulder pain may first affect only one area but it slowly spreads around the shoulder and down the arm. The type of symptom depends on the area and the amount of damage that has occurred. Common symptoms of shoulder problems are as below:

  • Intense pain
  • Inability to move the joint
  • Pain in Front and outside the shoulder
  • Pain gets worse when raising the arm
  • Sudden numbness arises due to an activity
  • Tightness or weakness down the arm
  • Swollen or red arms in case of bursitis
  • Fever

Some shoulder pains don’t go on their own they need proper medical treatment. Like any orthopedic condition, shoulder pain can also become chronic and makes your daily work difficult. So it is advisable that if you are experiencing the above symptoms you should visit a physician at the earliest possible.

TREATMENT FOR SHOULDER PAIN AND PROBLEMS

Patients are choosing PRP-based therapies for their shoulder pain and problems rather than traditional methods like joint replacement or surgery. There are two essential factors behind this transformation. One is speedy recovery, as PRP is an outpatient procedure and it only takes an hour to complete. Although the recovery time depends on patients, PRP can cure the infected areas so rapidly that patients can resume their normal life routine within a few weeks. The second reason is the safety of the treatment. PRP is extracted from the patient’s own body thus reducing any chances of infection. PRP is then injected into the damaged joint where it heals the damaged tissue by restoring proliferation and local repair processes. It also reduces inflammation thus causing pain relief and improved function.

WHY CHOOSE US

Our treatment provides relief from pain, allows complete curing and increased mobility.  Our team has been treating patients through PRP-based therapies for years.

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