Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
This is a painful pinching of soft tissues in your
shoulder. It happens when these tissues rub and
press against a part of your shoulder blade called
the "acromion." This can irritate your rotator cuff
tendons, and also a soft sac called the
You're at risk for shoulder impingement syndrome if
you do a lot of overhead motions with your arms.
It's a problem for swimmers, baseball players and
tennis players. It's also a problem for painters and
construction workers. It can result from a shoulder
injury. And sometimes we don't know why it
If you have shoulder impingement syndrome, your
shoulder may feel tender. It may swell. You may
feel pain and stiffness when you lift and lower your
arm. You may feel sudden pain when you reach
above your head. Your pain may spread from the
front of your shoulder to your arm. The pain may
get better with rest, but it may still hurt.
Your shoulder may improve with medications and
rest. You may benefit from steroid injections, chiropractic adjustments and physical therapy. If these don't help, you may be a candidate for Regenerative Medicine treatments such as Platelet Rich Plasma injections. A NorTex provider can create a care plan that is right for your needs. Surgical options would be the last resort treatments.
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Shoulder Impingement by Dr. Ghalambor
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