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When Should I See a Shoulder Specialist For My Rotator Cuff Pain?

Posted by Chad Micucci, M.D.

Dec 22, 2021 10:50:00 AM

The shoulder comprises several bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Any disruption to one or many of the parts of the shoulder could cause serious discomfort, and in some cases, severe pain. 

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Topics: shoulder pain, rotator cuff, shoulder specialist

Is My Shoulder Pain Caused By a Labral Tear?

Posted by Chad Micucci, M.D.

Dec 22, 2021 10:36:18 AM

Are you experiencing shoulder pain? You're not alone. 

Unfortunately, shoulder injuries are quite common––and pain in the shoulder only worsens with continued activity and use. The shoulder comprises several bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. It's an integral part of the body and experiences significant use in the workplace, sports, and routine activities. 

Read on to discover potential causes of shoulder pain and if it could be related to a labral tear.

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Topics: shoulder pain, shoulder specialist, labral tear

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Jan 6, 2021 12:20:23 PM

Are you experiencing pain, stiffness, or loss of range in your shoulder? You may have what we call a frozen shoulder. The good news, your shoulder can become unfrozen.

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Topics: shoulder pain

How Long Should You Wait to See a Doctor for Shoulder Pain

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Oct 16, 2019 12:12:12 PM

Shoulder injuries are prevalent, especially in athletes who use repetitive motions in their sport such as think swimmers, tennis players, pitchers, and weightlifters. While common in athletes, injuries can occur during everyday activities too. 

A countless number of people live with shoulder pain every day. If you are one of those people experiencing weakness or have trouble lifting above shoulder level, you should consult one of our surgeons.

Continue reading below to learn about shoulder pain, and when to see a doctor. 

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Topics: orthopedic surgery, Treatments, shoulder pain