Dr. Marberry explains about shoulder pain and shoulder replacement surgery.
Shoulder pain can really affect your life. It could cause you to lose work or lose a favorite sport or activity. Or it could just generally make you feel miserable with a poor quality of life. The good news is that there is hope! There are many treatments and therapies that have proven to be effective in reducing shoulder pain. The first step is determining the cause of shoulder pain. These causes can be complex and range from arthritis and rotator cuff problems to feelings of shoulder instability or stiffness. The path to wellness and pain-free living starts with a visit to one of our orthopedic specialists. Once you have been diagnosed, a specific course of treatment can be designed especially for you. We utilize a “patient-centered” approach and take to account every aspect of your life when developing your personalized treatment plan. The treatment options are many and can include medications, physical therapy, minimally invasive arthroscopic shoulder procedures, or complete shoulder replacement. Our specialists will help you find what treatment is right for you.
Shoulder Conditions We Treat
Rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, tendinitis, shoulder instability, shoulder separation, sports injuries, labral tears, SLAP lesions, and arthritis. If you don't understand these terms, or are not sure what condition you have, please call us and we can get you on the path to a diagnosis and effective treatment plan.
There are several non-operative options available which we will explore with you to see if they might be an option. These include simple rest, application of ice or heat, stretching, physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, or injections.
There are different surgeries ranging from minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery to total shoulder replacement. Our surgeons are capable of performing many different surgical options that have a good track record of reducing and eliminating pain and restoring motion. Get in touch with us to find out more about your condition and what your options are.
There is no need to “live with shoulder pain”. Our orthopaedic surgeons have the expertise, experience, and compassion to care for your aches and pains and to get you back to living your life.