When should I see a shoulder doctor?

It can be hard to know exactly what to do following a shoulder injury. Should you go to the emergency room, urgent care, or specialized shoulder doctor? Your next steps…

How do you heal a sore shoulder?

Living with a sore shoulder can keep you from doing what you love. Since there are many different shoulder pain causes, it can be hard to know what to do…

What is shoulder bursitis?

The most common causes of shoulder bursitis are overuse or injury. Too much movement puts stress on the bursa, causing inflammation.

What is thrower’s shoulder?

“The Thrower’s Shoulder” refers to an internal impingement. This injury is caused in the “cocking” phase of throwing, when a pitcher is bringing his or her arm back before the swing.

What is a partial and a complete shoulder dislocation?

Sometimes sports can get rough, and when your shoulder falls completely out of place, it is called a complete shoulder dislocation. But sometimes, your shoulder is only partially knocked out of place, which is called a partial shoulder dislocation or a shoulder subluxation.

What is a reverse shoulder replacement?

Your rotator cuff protects your shoulder joint. When you have a tear in your rotator cuff and your shoulder is also affected by arthritis, you may consider a reverse shoulder replacement.

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