Shoulder Pain

What is Shoulder Pain? Shoulder pain can arise from various causes, including rotator cuff injuries, arthritis, or tendon inflammation. It may result in stiffness, weakness, or difficulty in movement.

Common Treatments:

  1. Conservative: Physical therapy to improve mobility and strength, ice or heat therapy.
  2. Medications: Anti-inflammatory medications and pain relievers.
  3. Minimally Invasive Injections: Corticosteroid injections to reduce inflammation in the joint.


  1. Q: Can shoulder pain be a sign of something more serious?
    A: Persistent or severe shoulder pain should be evaluated by a physiatrist to identify underlying conditions.
  2. Q: What exercises are beneficial for shoulder pain?
    A: Specific exercises guided by a physiatrist or physical therapist can strengthen muscles and improve joint function.
  3. Q: How effective are injections for shoulder pain?
    A: Injections can provide significant relief, especially when combined with physical therapy and other treatments.

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