Did you know that the shoulder is the most movable joint in the entire body? And you depend on it for a variety of everyday tasks, from the time you wake up until the time you lie down for sleep. So when you have problems with the shoulder, you notice it.
The shoulder can become unstable when you have damage to the muscles, tendons and ligaments that support it. Arthritis and injuries can also cause painful damage to this important joint. Both shoulder pain and lack of motion can affect work, play and even sleep. But various types of treatment can get your shoulder in better shape.
If your shoulder joint or the muscles around it are not moving well or are causing pain, the experts at The Hand Center can help. We’ll work with you to identify the problem and find the right treatments. Your treatment plan might include appointments with our trained therapists, exercises to do at home, medicines or surgery – or a combination of these. When necessary, we can also help you learn new ways to perform tasks so that you prevent re-injury or so you can better do the activities that you both need and want to do.
Often the result of a fall or car collision, broken collarbones can be painful and disabling. Both surgical and non-surgical treatments may be used to repair a broken collarbone, depending on the severity and type of damage.
Characterized by sharp pain, a “pop” upon injury, cramping, bruising, and weakness of the shoulder, a Ruptured Biceps Tendon often results from lifting or falling. For most patients, non-surgical treatments allow the tendon to recover over time.
Shoulder pain, one of the most common complaints, can be caused by a variety of conditions such as Rotator Cuff Tears, various types of Arthritis, Fractures, etc. If you are experiencing shoulder pain, make an appointment with The Hand Center to ensure that the proper steps are taken to relieve your pain and regain functionality. You can make an appointment by calling 1-844-GHS-DOCS (447-3627).