About 28 million Americans experience migraines, typically beginning in their 20s. Prevalence is higher in women, with 70% of those with migraines are women. The shoulder is a complex joint. It is composed of 4 muscles, 2 tendons, 3 ligaments, and 3 bones. The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, making it the least stable joint in the body. Surgery is not always the answer. There are many noninvasive treatments to try before considering surgery
What Are My Treatment Options?
Stem Cell Therapy
Trigger Point Injections
Traumeel and Zeel Injections
Subacromial Bursa Injection
Suprascapular Nerve Block
Acromio-Clavicular Joint Injection
Gleno-Humeral Joint Injection
Medications Used for Shoulder Pain
Opioids – The most risky. There is a possibility for resistance and needing higher doses to get the same effect. This can lead to accidental overdose.
- Fluoroscopy allows for multi-angle views to ensure accuracy for shoulder joints.
- Ultrasound guided injections improves accuracy for shoulder bursa injections.
- Ultrasound is a cost effective imaging technique.
- You will not be exposed to radiation
Common Causes of Shoulder Pain
- Sprains and Strains
- Tendonitis or Bursitis
- Tendon Tears
- Rotator Cuff Injury