Category Archives: Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain | Aug 18, 2017

Treating A Dislocated Shoulder With Atlanta Orthopedic

Shoulder dislocations are often related to sports injuries, slip and fall accidents, and car collisions. Depending on the extent of the damage, dislocations can force you to miss work and limit your daily routine. Trying to ignore your symptoms or avoiding treatment can lead to muscle damage, as well as contribute to the development of […]

Shoulder Pain | Aug 28, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Shoulder Injuries Caused By Auto Accidents

If you are involved in a car accident and walk away from the experience with shoulder pain, it may indicate the presence of a dislocation. Although most shoulder dislocations are associated with sports accidents or slip and falls, they can cause muscle damage and lead to chronic conditions if left untreated. Contact or call our […]

Shoulder Pain | Dec 4, 2017

Orthopedic Treats Different Types Of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries are common among Americans with over 200,000 people requiring treatment each year. For those who experience this kind of injury, simple activities become difficult to perform such as extending your arm above your head, putting clothes on, or washing your hair. If you should sustain a rotator cuff injury, it’s important to […]

Shoulder Pain | Jan 26, 2018

Torn Rotator Cuff

Rotator cuff tears are prominent among people of all ages and over 200,000 people throughout the United States require medical treatment each year. Most tears cause significant pain and depending on the extent of the injury, it can prevent patients from performing basic activities or following through with their responsibilities.

Shoulder Pain | Feb 14, 2018

Do You Have Shoulder Pain After A Car Accident?

If you experience shoulder pain after a car accident or a big hit on the sports field, you may have a dislocation. Dislocated shoulders are often associated with physical activity that involves repetitive use of one or both shoulders, as well as accidents. No one wants to miss out on their favorite activities because of […]

Shoulder Pain | Feb 19, 2018

Dislocated Shoulder Symptoms and Treatment

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body and is responsible for the arm’s ability to rotate in a variety of directions. This functioning allows you to perform a wide variety of tasks that help you navigate through your daily environment. It also makes you vulnerable to injuries and tissue damage. Considering the […]

Shoulder Pain | Mar 7, 2018

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Your shoulders serve as the most versatile and engaging joints that exist throughout the body. The spherical end of the upper arm connects to a small divot located within the shoulder blade and obtains anterior air from the collarbone. Although these bones are designed to absorb the stress and pressure each shoulder experiences on a […]

Shoulder Pain | Mar 16, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Chronic Shoulder Pain

Significant shoulder arthritis or chronic pain can prevent you from following through with the most basic day to day activities like opening a car door or getting dressed. If you are unable to meet the expectations and obligations of your routine because of shoulder pain, some type of in depth injury or condition may exist. […]

Shoulder Pain | May 4, 2018

Alternative Orthopedic Solutions For Severe Rotator Cuff Injuries

For patients whose rotator cuff injuries do not recover well from physical therapy, cortisone injections, or other forms of non-invasive treatment, a common next step is to consider shoulder replacement. Fortunately, alternative solutions exist that allow our Atlanta orthopedic doctors to reconstruct the rotator cuff without replacing anything.

Approaching Shoulder Surgery | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Nov 7, 2018

Approaching Shoulder Surgery

Chances are if you have an impending shoulder surgery, the day of your procedure is at the forefront of your mind. Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors have most likely given you several pre-operative instructions for you to follow. It is imperative that these instructions are followed to the letter. It is equally important for you to […]

Atlanta Shoulder Pain and Injury Treatment | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Jan 14, 2019

Atlanta Shoulder Pain and Injury Treatment

If you experience intense shoulder pain doesn’t go away, you may have sustained some type of injury. It could be a torn tendon, strained muscle, or other soft tissue damage. Some of these injuries could include labral tears, rotator cuff tears, SLAP tears, or PEC tears. A Labral tear occurs with damage to the cartilage within […]

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | May 24, 2019

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment in Atlanta

Our shoulder joint provides the human body with many functions which help us with daily activities but because it’s used frequently, it is more susceptible to dislocation and injury.

Making Your Shoulder Our Priority | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Jun 10, 2019

Making Your Shoulder Our Priority

The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint that allows for the most range of motion throughout the whole body but even with all its choice in direction, its lays vulnerable as it sits upon the moving platform of the shoulder blade. The shoulders also hold the control of the hands and arms ability […]

Shoulder Surgery In Atlanta | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain, Surgery | Jun 10, 2019

Shoulder Surgery In Atlanta

As the shoulder is a ball and socket joint, it is extremely flexible and allows for your arm to rotate in a multitude of directions. Although the flexibility gives the shoulder a sense of power and strength, it also makes it vulnerable as it becomes more susceptible to injury. With most injuries, surgery is usually […]

Dislocated Shoulder Treatment In Atlanta | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Jun 24, 2019

Dislocated Shoulder Treatment In Atlanta

The shoulder is the most versatile joint as it can move in a multitude of directions. However, this joint becomes vulnerable due to the amount in which it’s used due to its versatility and can easily be dislocated.

What To Expect With Shoulder Surgery | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain, Surgery | Jul 5, 2019

What To Expect When Expecting Shoulder Surgery

When the soft tissues located in the shoulder become strained or dislocated, our Atlanta orthopedic surgeons may suggest surgery. Surgery is suggested to correct the damage that may have been done to the structure of the shoulder or to tighten areas that may have been stretched out due to overuse.

Everything You Need To Know About Shoulder Dislocations | AICA Orthopedics

Shoulder Pain | Jul 19, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Shoulder Dislocations

The joints in the body allow for movement but the shoulder joint is the most vulnerable as its the body’s most mobile joint. Due to this versatility, the shoulder joint can be unstable leading to dislocations.

Shoulder Pain | Sep 27, 2019

Treating Shoulder Dislocations

When a dislocation in the shoulder occurs, the arm bone must be placed back into the socket of the shoulder and correct alignment must occur. This process is known as a closed reduction as it does not result in the need for surgery.