Shoulder Injuries arise from the shoulder joint itself or from any of the many surrounding muscles, ligaments or tendons. Shoulder Injuries that comes from the joint usually worsens with activities or movement of the arm and shoulder. Various conditions and diseases affecting structures in the chest or abdomen, such as heart disease or gallbladder disease, also can cause Shoulder Injuries.
HOW IS SHOULDER INJURIES DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is mostly based on physical examination, medical history and X-rays. Further to confirm the diagnosis, the orthopedics might recommend lidocaine injection tests, MRI, ultrasound and arthrography.
HOW IS SHOULDER INJURIES TREATED?
Treatment will depend upon the cause and severity of the Shoulder Injuries. Some of the common treatment options include occupational and physical therapy, sling or shoulder immobilizer or surgery. In most of the cases, the doctor prescribes anti-inflammatory drugs to treat Shoulder Injuries.
DID YOU KNOW?
Simple shoulder exercises can help stretch and strengthen muscles and rotator cuff tendons.