At Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital our doctors are specialized in treating all forms of shoulder problems using advanced treatment options.
Our Doctors our US & UK Board Certified and/or have completed subspecialty fellowships in the UK, France and USA. We treat a range of shoulder conditions using minimally invasive shoulder arthroscopic techniques, including but not limited to:
Shoulder injuries are commonly caused by sports involving excessive, repetitive overhead motions such as pitching, tennis, and weightlifting. Injuries can also happen when performing regular tasks like gardening, hanging drapes, painting, and washing walls.
The most common sign of shoulder injury is pain. The pain can be mild and achy or intense and searing. Identifying a specific pain location within the shoulder can help the doctor diagnose the problem.
Other indications and symptoms in addition to shoulder pain include:
In most cases, shoulder injuries may occur as a result of injuries to soft tissue which are normally brought on by overuse from repetitive action at work, in sports, or in leisure activities. Fractures of the shoulder bones are also rather common and typically arise from trauma like falls or car accidents.
Osteoarthritis of the shoulder is a degenerative condition characterized by cartilage breakdown associated with joint deterioration. The shoulder can also become inflamed with rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory condition that affects the bones and cartilage. Both of these forms of arthritis have the potential to eventually hurt or harm the shoulder joint.
Overuse is the most frequent cause of shoulder injuries. Common situations when this happens include:
The majority of shoulder injuries are accidental, but there are techniques to prevent them. They could include the following: