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Your shoulder joint is composed of a variety of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Because of its extreme range of motion, it is an inherently unstable joint that is prone to injury. Shoulder pain occurs for a variety of reasons, including degeneration, arthritis, falls, impacts or traumatic accidents.Kayal Orthopaedic Center, PC is a leader in NJ shoulder repairs. Successfully treating hundreds of cases of shoulder pain, restricted mobility and structural damage each year, we’ve developed a unique treatment approach that’s customized to the individual needs of each patient. Educating patients in a detailed, easy-to-understand manner, we then perform thorough assessments and outline possible treatment options—so you can decide which course of action you’d prefer to follow. Most importantly, we prioritize aftercare to ensure complete rehabilitation and freedom from shoulder pain.Common Questions about Shoulder Injuries1. HOW DO SHOULDER INJURIES OCCUR?In cases where acute trauma did not cause your shoulder injury, we look for underlying causes. These may include wear and tear on your shoulder muscles and joints, the presence of arthritic conditions, and lifestyle or occupational factors that have led to repetitive stress. You can also injure your shoulder without realizing it by incorrectly lifting something heavy or carrying heavy objects over long distances.2. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE MOST COMMON SHOULDER INJURIES?Some of the most frequently of the most frequently occurring shoulder conditions treated by the Kayal Orthopaedic Center include:
3. WHAT METHODS ARE USED TO DIAGNOSE THE SPECIFIC NATURE OF A SHOULDER INJURY?In our clinic, we use cutting-edge imaging and diagnostic technologies which include arthrograms and arthroscopic examinations, CT scans, X-rays and MRI scans. These are used to supplement physical examinations, during which we will make an initial assessment of your injury.4. HOW ARE SHOULDER INJURIES TREATED?It depends on the nature of the injury, but we favor minimally invasive and rehabilitative treatments before resorting to surgery. During your aftercare, we prioritize physiotherapy and range-of-motion recovery techniques to speed healing and minimize the possibility of further injury.
On behalf of my team of leading NJ orthopedic surgeons, I invite you to contact us if you have questions about shoulder pain, or wish to arrange a consultation appointment for shoulder pain or a shoulder injury. My staff has elite credentials and the breadth of experience to successfully treat any shoulder injury, no matter how minor or serious, with compassionate and attentive care. To schedule an appointment today, call 201-447-3880.