Shoulder pain and discomfort is usually treatable with therapy and nonsurgical procedures. Sometimes, surgery is required and delaying medical treatment could make the condition much worse.
If you are experiencing weakness or have trouble lifting your arm above shoulder level, you should consult one of our surgeons.
This problem can often be corrected with non-surgical treatment. Find out if you should see a doctor about your shoulder pain.
You might have a rotator cuff injury!
In our free guide “5 Signs of a Rotator Cuff Injury” you will learn some common symptoms of rotator cuff tears. You are especially prone to rotator cuff tears if you:
- repeatedly perform tasks above your head
- do activities that are strenuous on your shoulders
- are over 40 years old
- work on oil and gas pipelines
- work in a coal mine
- play baseball or other arm-intensive sports regularly
Find out if you might have a rotator cuff tear by downloading our free guide.