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Shoulder pain can be a common condition for those with an active lifestyle. Being that the shoulder is a complex structure, it is best to seek medical attention even when experiencing minimal irritation to prevent progression and long term discomfort.
There are two types of pain associated with shoulder pain. Pain or discomfort which does not last longer than six weeks is commonly known as acute pain. On the other hand, if pain persists more than six weeks, the pain can be an indication or something more serious or chronic. No matter if pain is constant or sporadic it is highly recommended to seek medical help to properly diagnose your condition with tests such as an x-ray, MRI, or Ct-scan.
Common causes of shoulder pain include:
At Denville Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center, your first initial appointment with us will include a full and thorough exam and evaluation of the shoulder. Your range of motion and muscle strength will be measured including a detailed ortho-neuro exam. To gain further details into the source of your pain, additional diagnostic tests may be required:
After identifying the root cause of your condition, a customized treatment plan will be created for you. This plan not only includes the recommended programs for pain relief and correction, it also incorporates your mental and wellness goals to aid in long term results.
At Denville Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center, we specialize in non-surgical treatments for shoulder pain. Our team of primary medical providers, chiropractors, physical therapists, and acupuncturists will create a customized treatment plan to treat and correct your shoulder pain.