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Shoulder Treatments

Your orthopedic surgeon may decide to treat your shoulder discomfort non-operatively. (en Español)

There are many options including medications, such as anti-inflammatory medications like Aleve (Naproxen Sodium) or Advil (Ibuprofen)

You may also utilize icing techniques and exercises. There is the option of trying the exercises on your own. Here is a list of several exercises that can be explained in further detail. Please speak with your provider prior to beginning any of these exercises.   Note: These exercises are not designed to substitute for a post operative therapy protocol. If you are having surgery, make sure you clarify your surgery protocol with your surgeon.

Click here for a link to recommended shoulder exercises from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

 

There is also an option of formal therapy with a physical or occupational therapist. Your provider will be able to order this therapy for you and our office will help you find a convenient location.

If pain persists, another option may be a cortisone injection

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