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How to Treat Your Shoulder Pain

By Dr. Brian Kessler |

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physical_therapy_for_shoulder.jpgThe shoulder has a wide range of motion and is the most moveable joint in the body. Overuse or repetitive motion injuries occur to the shoulder when one repeats the same activity or overdoes an act. Repeated activity by the arm stresses joints and tissues in the shoulder and causes pain and swelling.

Shoulder Pain Treatment

Do not delay seeking medical treatment for your persistent and worsening shoulder pain. When your shoulder pain is escalating and new symptoms are emerging, you should immediately seek out a Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Treatment Approach for help. The Doctors at Spine and Sports Medicine will accurately diagnose and cost-effectively treat your shoulder pain.

Intensifying Shoulder Pain Symptoms

  • Increased pain
  • Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Coolness

Diagnosing Root Cause of Shoulder Pain

The Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Team at Spine and Sports Medicine will accurately diagnose the root cause of your shoulder pain.

  • Patient history
  • Physical examination
  • Diagnostic testing

The diagnosis of your shoulder pain will be determined by:

  • Location of pain
  • Collateral symptoms
  • X-Ray
  • ECG
  • CT scan
  • MRI

Type of Shoulder Pain

Articulation of the character of your shoulder pain is important in determining its cause.

  • Sharp pain
  • Dull pain
  • Burning
  • Cramping
  • Stabbing pain
  • Loss of range of motion
  • Weakness
  • Stiff neck
  • Headache

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Most shoulder pain is due to:

  • Swelling
  • Inflammation
  • Tearing of soft tissue

Components holding the bones of the shoulder joint in place take on wear and tear with overuse.

  • Muscles
  • Tendons
  • Ligaments
  • Nerves
  • Joints

Shoulder Conditions

  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder separation
  • Shoulder fracture
  • Frozen shoulder syndrome

Gold Standard Pain Management

Cutting edge modalities and techniques offered at Spine and Sport Medicine.

  • Manual – hands on – Therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • High Tech Exercises
  • High Tough Exercises
  • Weight Resistance Exercises
  • Advanced Strengthening Equipment
  • Advanced Exercise Machines
  • Postural Corrections
  • Tailored Home Program

First Class Pain Management

A vast array of First Class pain management treatment methods are offered at Spine and Sports Medicine. The pain management doctors at Spine and Sports Medicine provide the most advanced physical therapy treatment modalities.

  • Thermal Therapy
  • Sound Therapy
  • Electrical Therapy
  • Moist Heat Application
  • Ice Application
  • Phonophoresis
  • Iotophoresis
  • Cryotherapy
  • Medical Massage
  • Acupunture

Shoulder Pain Treatment in NYC

Discover premier shoulder pain treatment within the warm and inviting spa-like environment at Spine and Sports Medicine. We offer a vast array of pain management services in NYC at a time convenient for you.

  • Off-hours for scheduling appointments
  • Selected evenings appointments throughout the work week
  • Mornings or afternoons on Saturdays

One Stop Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Center

Spine and Sports Medicine is pain management center providing a vast array of therapies within one convenient Midtown Manhattan location. Our cutting edge facility invites patients into a first class, spa-like environment with warm and inviting décor.

Please click the icon below to schedule your initial consultation at a time convenient for you – or – call 212.986.3888.

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