Shoulder pain may be caused by the bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons at the joint. It may also be transferred from surrounding muscles and ligaments. If the pain is coming from your shoulder joint, you may notice the pain worsens when you move your arm.
Shoulder pain may be caused by any of the following:
Other causes of shoulder pain include:
Your doctor will conduct a physical examination of your shoulder and the surrounding areas. You may also be required to move your arm and shoulder to reveal if there are problems with your range of motion. If necessary after the physical exam, your doctor may recommend imaging tests such as X-ray, CT scan or MRI to ensure there are no hidden underlying causes of pain.
After examination, your doctor will create a treatment plan that includes any or more of the following:
To get long lasting relief from shoulder pain, get in touch with our patient advocates at NJ Spine and Wellness today! Our doctors and patient staff know that your pain is unique to you and you need a doctor that understands your shoulder pain. We are happy to provide service in Freehold, Matawan, Old Bridge, East Brunswick and the surrounding areas. If your shoulder pain won’t go away, it’s time to give us a shout!
Our team will develop a personalized treatment plan that deals with the underlying cause of your pain and that also suits your lifestyle. We will help you recover faster and return to your normal activities. Give us a call at 877-333-6579.