The shoulder is a complex structure, containing three bones, multiple joints, and various muscles, tendons, and ligaments. While all of these elements work together to provide you with an impressive range of motion and functionality, the shoulder’s mobility also makes it particularly susceptible to stress and injury.
There’s a wide range of possible causes that can contribute to shoulder pain and shoulder-related problems. No matter what the cause of your shoulder pain, a consultation at Mirza Orthopedics, the premier orthopedic center on Long Island, is the first step to determining what’s causing this discomfort. Our orthopedists and shoulder specialists are committed to providing personalized and expert care using both non-surgical and advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgeries. We’re devoted to getting you back to your active life, with minimal discomfort and downtime.
What are the common causes of shoulder pain?
Shoulder pain and shoulder-related problems may result from a number of possible causes.
Potential causes of shoulder pain may include:
- Shoulder fractures
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Shoulder dislocations/shoulder instability
- Shoulder arthritis, including osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
- Shoulder sprains and strains
- Tendonitis in the shoulder
- Shoulder bursitis
- Frozen shoulder
There are many things that can contribute to shoulder problems and create shoulder pain and it’s critical that you seek an evaluation from an experienced orthopedic shoulder specialist to get to the bottom of your particular symptoms and learn about your treatment options. Contact our office on Long Island today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Ather Mirza or Dr. Justin Mirza at Mirza Orthopedics.