Shoulder injuries are common and minor aches or muscle soreness need not be a matter of concern. These injuries can develop due to everyday wear and tear, overuse, or an injury. They can also be caused by the natural process of aging. Symptoms may include pain, swelling, numbness, tingling, weakness, changes in temperature or colour, or changes in your range of motion.
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.