From time to time, local news outlets tackle the topic of shoulder pain, digging into the causes and treatments for this common condition. One recent video offered a nice overview of the different ailments that commonly strike the shoulder, and a look at some common orthopedic surgery procedures we have at our disposal.
As the article states, we have come a long way in our treatment and management of shoulder symptoms. Today some of the best shoulder surgeons can return patients to full function in a matter of months:
Now, with minimally invasive arthroscopy techniques, orthopedic surgeons are able to reattach the tendon to the bone, with the goal of restoring strength and function to the shoulder. . . . Fortunately, due to the advancements in shoulder replacement surgery, surgeons are able to relieve patients’ pain, remove bone spurs and restore their function.
To learn more about how you can treat and manage shoulder pain with shoulder surgery here in San Diego, please contact my offices today.