Shoulder Injury & Joint Pain Treatment in Albuquerque, NM

Shoulders are a common injury site for athletes who perform repetitive overhead motions like throwing (pitching), swimming or swinging a racket. However, shoulder joint pain can also result from everyday activities like hanging pictures or drapes, lifting objects overhead or reaching. While some shoulder pain may naturally subside with rest, many shoulder injuries require treatment to heal and prevent further complications.

Common Types of Shoulder Injury

The shoulder is a complex joint involving numerous bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Most shoulder injuries and joint pain arises from:
Injured Shoulder

Shoulder pain may also result from fractures—either of the scapula (shoulder blade) or clavicle (collarbone).

(For more information on common shoulder injuries, visit the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ shoulder/elbow web pages.)

Shoulder Injury Treatment Options

There are a variety of treatment options to relieve shoulder joint pain, including:

The doctors at Orthopaedic Bone & Joint Specialists, PA strive to achieve shoulder pain relief using the least invasive treatments possible. However, if surgery is necessary to repair shoulder injury, you are in good hands—Dr. Altman has made Albuquerque Magazine’s list of Top Docs multiple times since 2007.

Seek Shoulder Joint Pain Relief from ABQ’s Specialists

Our mission at Orthopaedic Bone & Joint Specialists, PA is to restore joint mobility and function and minimize joint pain so that you can enjoy your active life. To accomplish our mission, our doctors take the time to accurately diagnose your shoulder injury, discuss all available treatment options, inform you of any risks and answer your questions. Choose an orthopaedic specialist who treats you better. Contact us to schedule a consultation.

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