Shoulder injuries are incredibly common, but without proper treatment, they often can prevent you from performing simple, everyday tasks, and cause great disability. At MidJersey Orthopaedics in Flemington, Bridgewater and Washington, New Jersey, our team of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Sports Medicine experts specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff tears, labral (SLAP) tears, and dislocated shoulders. To request your appointment today, call the office nearest you or click the online scheduling tool.
A shoulder injury is a common musculoskeletal problem that usually occurs as a result of physical or athletic activity. Particularly those that involve repetitive or excessive overhead motions like swimming, weight lifting, pitching, or playing tennis.
Shoulder injuries can also occur as a result of everyday activities such as hanging curtains, washing walls, gardening, or landscaping. Most shoulder injuries respond to conservative treatments like rest, ice, and over-the-counter painkillers, but if the problem persists or gets worse, it’s important to seek professional medical help.
At MidJersey Orthopaedics, the team diagnoses and treats a wide range of shoulder injuries, including:
The physicians at MidJersey Orthopaedics will perform the following to make a diagnosis:
Based on the diagnosis, a comprehensive treatment plan will be formulated for your shoulder injury. This may include:
If a shoulder injury is affecting your quality of life, make an appointment at MidJersey Orthopaedics today by calling the office or clicking the online scheduling tool. Allow us to help you Live Life Better.