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Category Archives: Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain | Aug 18, 2017

Treating A Dislocated Shoulder With Atlanta Orthopedic

Shoulder dislocations are often related to sports injuries, slip and fall accidents, and car collisions. Depending on the extent of the damage, dislocations can force you to miss work and limit your daily routine. Trying to ignore your symptoms or avoiding treatment can lead to muscle damage, as well as contribute to the development of […]

Shoulder Pain | Aug 28, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Shoulder Injuries Caused By Auto Accidents

If you are involved in a car accident and walk away from the experience with shoulder pain, it may indicate the presence of a dislocation. Although most shoulder dislocations are associated with sports accidents or slip and falls, they can cause muscle damage and lead to chronic conditions if left untreated. Contact or call our […]

Shoulder Pain | Dec 4, 2017

Orthopedic Treats Different Types Of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries are common among Americans with over 200,000 people requiring treatment each year. For those who experience this kind of injury, simple activities become difficult to perform such as extending your arm above your head, putting clothes on, or washing your hair. If you should sustain a rotator cuff injury, it’s important to […]

Shoulder Pain | Jan 26, 2018

Torn Rotator Cuff

Rotator cuff tears are prominent among people of all ages and over 200,000 people throughout the United States require medical treatment each year. Most tears cause significant pain and depending on the extent of the injury, it can prevent patients from performing basic activities or following through with their responsibilities.

Shoulder Pain | Mar 7, 2018

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Your shoulders serve as the most versatile and engaging joints that exist throughout the body. The spherical end of the upper arm connects to a small divot located within the shoulder blade and obtains anterior air from the collarbone. Although these bones are designed to absorb the stress and pressure each shoulder experiences on a […]

Shoulder Pain | Mar 16, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Chronic Shoulder Pain

Significant shoulder arthritis or chronic pain can prevent you from following through with the most basic day to day activities like opening a car door or getting dressed. If you are unable to meet the expectations and obligations of your routine because of shoulder pain, some type of in depth injury or condition may exist. […]

Shoulder Pain | May 4, 2018

Alternative Orthopedic Solutions For Severe Rotator Cuff Injuries

For patients whose rotator cuff injuries do not recover well from physical therapy, cortisone injections, or other forms of non-invasive treatment, a common next step is to consider shoulder replacement. Fortunately, alternative solutions exist that allow our Atlanta orthopedic doctors to reconstruct the rotator cuff without replacing anything.

Shoulder Pain | Nov 7, 2018

Approaching Shoulder Surgery

Chances are if you have an impending shoulder surgery, the day of your procedure is at the forefront of your mind. Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors have most likely given you several pre-operative instructions for you to follow. It is imperative that these instructions are followed to the letter. It is equally important for you to […]

Shoulder Pain | Jan 14, 2019

Treatment For Your Shoulder Pain and Injury

If you experience intense shoulder pain doesn’t go away, you may have sustained some type of injury. It could be a torn tendon, strained muscle, or other soft tissue damage. Some of these injuries could include labral tears, rotator cuff tears, SLAP tears, or PEC tears. A Labral tear occurs with damage to the cartilage within […]

Shoulder Pain | May 24, 2019

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment in Atlanta

Our shoulder joint provides the human body with many functions which help us with daily activities but because it’s used frequently, it is more susceptible to dislocation and injury.

Shoulder Pain | Jun 10, 2019

Making Your Shoulder Our Priority

The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint that allows for the most range of motion throughout the whole body but even with all its choice in direction, its lays vulnerable as it sits upon the moving platform of the shoulder blade. The shoulders also hold the control of the hands and arms ability […]

Shoulder Pain, Surgery | Jun 10, 2019

Shoulder Surgery In Atlanta

As the shoulder is a ball and socket joint, it is extremely flexible and allows for your arm to rotate in a multitude of directions. Although the flexibility gives the shoulder a sense of power and strength, it also makes it vulnerable as it becomes more susceptible to injury. With most injuries, surgery is usually […]

Shoulder Pain | Jun 24, 2019

Course Of Treatment For A Dislocated Shoulder

The shoulder is the most versatile joint as it can move in a multitude of directions. However, this joint becomes vulnerable due to the amount in which it’s used due to its versatility and can easily be dislocated.

What To Expect When Expecting Shoulder Surgery | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain, Surgery | Jul 5, 2019

What To Expect When Expecting Shoulder Surgery

When the soft tissues located in the shoulder become strained or dislocated, our Atlanta orthopedic surgeons may suggest surgery. Surgery is recommended to correct the damage that may have been done to the structure of the shoulder or to tighten areas that may have been stretched out due to overuse.

Everything You Need To Know About Shoulder Dislocations | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Jul 19, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Shoulder Dislocations

The joints in the body allow for movement, but the shoulder joint is the most vulnerable as its the body’s most mobile joint. Due to this versatility, the shoulder joint can be unstable, leading to dislocations.

Treating Shoulder Dislocations | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Sep 27, 2019

Treating Shoulder Dislocations

When a dislocation in the shoulder occurs, the arm bone must be placed back into the socket of the shoulder, and correct alignment must occur. This process is known as a closed reduction as it does not result in the need for surgery.

What Is A Closed Reduction Procedure? | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Sep 30, 2019

What Is A Closed Reduction Procedure?

When shoulder dislocation occurs, a closed reduction procedure is required to place the shoulder back into the socket. Most often, this type of process takes place in an emergency room.

Rotator Cuff Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Oct 14, 2019

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Shoulder pain is a common ailment among Americans, with some needing the care of a doctor, and others being able to treat it on their own at home. Those who require care from doctors may suffer from a torn rotator cuff, which may ultimately need surgery. If you have experienced a torn rotator cuff, the […]

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Shoulder Pain | Oct 15, 2019

5 Helpful Exercises for a Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator cuff injuries may not be something you are personally familiar with, but they are fairly common. The shoulder is a complex joint that needs to be able to move like a ball in a socket to accomplish everything from everyday tasks to extraordinary feats done only by talented athletes.   Shoulder injuries can happen […]

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Injuries, Shoulder Pain | Oct 17, 2019

Do I Need Surgery for My Dislocated Shoulder?

Dealing with shoulder dislocation is never fun. You may find it difficult to do much of anything with that arm for several days or weeks. To help the arm heal, wearing a sling for a few days might help, too.   In some severe cases, surgery is necessary to repair the damage to the ligament. […]

Treating Rotator Cuff Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Feb 3, 2020

Treating Rotator Cuff Injuries

Athletes are subjected to a wide array of injuries and one injury that is sustained due to repetitive motions is a rotator cuff tear. These tears are common injuries sustained by athletes, and our orthopedic doctors have the answers to your most frequent questions.

Labral Tears Require Immediate Care | AICA Orthopedics

Hip Pain, Shoulder Pain | Feb 12, 2020

Labral Tears Require Immediate Care

If you follow sports, you have probably heard the term “labral tear” a time or two as many high profile athletes have endured this injury. The labrum is a thick ring of cartilage that surrounds the shoulder and hip socket. It provides stability to the joint by increasing the depth of the socket which helps […]

Left Shoulder Pain After Car Accident

Shoulder Pain | Jul 16, 2020

Left Shoulder Pain After Car Accident

If you have been injured in a car accident, you likely understand just how much your entire body can experience pain and discomfort from such a significant force of impact. While seatbelts and airbags are designed to help your body withstand a number of serious and even fatal injuries, a car accident can still cause […]

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Shoulder Pain, Whiplash | Aug 13, 2020

Don’t Let These 4 Hidden Injuries Go Undetected!

If you have ever had car accident injuries then you may have had the unfortunate experience of what can be a very overwhelming and stressful event. Many people who have been in a car accident find that looking back on the moments directly afterward can be a blur and that it wasn’t until they were […]

6 Ways Physical Therapy Helps a Rotator Cuff Injury

Shoulder Pain | Aug 27, 2020

6 Ways Physical Therapy Helps a Rotator Cuff Injury

A rotator cuff injury can significantly impact your daily life because this grouping of tendons and muscles are what helps the shoulder move. Not only will you experience a reduction in the range of motion, but you will likely also experience a good bit of shoulder pain. In more serious cases, some people have even […]

How to Distinguish Between a Dislocation and a Sprain

Shoulder Pain | Oct 1, 2020

How to Distinguish Between a Dislocation and a Sprain

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you might be experiencing severe pain and it’s scary to think you might even have a broken bone! That’s why it is so important to seek medical care from an orthopedic specialist who can help assess your car accident injury and determine what is really going on. Injuries […]

Why Does My Shoulder Blade Hurt After an Accident

Accident FAQS, Shoulder Pain | Oct 16, 2020

Why Does My Shoulder Blade Hurt After an Accident?

When dealing with car accident injuries, some people talk about how their shoulder blade hurts, often because of the strain of the seatbelt holding your body still, or from the impact of the airbag when it deploys. If the accident is forceful enough, it can even cause a shoulder dislocation injury. Signs and Symptoms of […]

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