The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body. The shoulder has a versatile and wide range of motion. When something goes wrong with your shoulder, it does not allow your ability to move freely and can cause severe pain and discomfort.
If you are one of those people suffering from shoulder pain, then you should consult one of our surgeons.
Refer to the points given below that when you should consult a surgeon
WHEN TO VISIT A SHOULDER SURGEON
You should contact your doctor if you experience an inability to move your shoulder, lasting bruising, heat and tenderness around the joint, or pain.
Treatment at home:-
Rest. Reduce your activity, taking a break from the repetitive motions of your shoulder.
Heat. Warm packs are good for sore tendons, muscles and ligaments and mild injuries that do not cause significant swelling.
Ice. Apply ice to your shoulder for about 20 minutes a few times a day.
When to visit a doctor:- Pain is there even if you’re not using your arm, there is swelling near your arm, intense pain, when you meet up with an accident, weakness in the arm or numbness, pain returns when you do physical activity.
Fix a appointment with your doctor:- If you are experiencing redness, swelling, or tenderness and warmth around the joint of your shoulder then you should visit a doctor.
COMMON CAUSE OF SHOULDER PAIN
Torn rotator cuff:- Pain at night and at rest, particularly if lying on the affected shoulder. Pain when lowering and lifting your arm or with specific movements. Weakness when lifting or rotating your arm.
Dislocation of shoulder:- A dislocated shoulder is an injury in which your upper arm bone pops out of the cup-shaped socket that’s part of your shoulder blade
Fracture:– A fracture of any of the bones in the shoulder can greatly impair your movement and cause severe pain.