Shoulder Conditions And Treatments
Shoulder pain or injury can result from strenuous use, playing sports or repetitive movement. Certain diseases in the cervical spine can also bring about pain that travels to the shoulder.
At PinnacleHealth, our shoulder experts take a multidisciplinary approach to treating a wide range of conditions, including:
- Frozen shoulder
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Rotator cuff tear
If shoulder pain is affecting your life, we can help. We will diagnose your condition and devise a treatment plan that may first include nonsurgical options such as rest, physical therapy, injections or over-the-counter medications to relieve pain and inflammation. But if your symptoms persist or get worse, surgical intervention may be the best option.
Experts In Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
At PinnacleHealth, we specialize in minimally invasive surgical techniques that decrease pain and recovery time. Most of our procedures are laparoscopic and use robotic capabilities, resulting in smaller incisions and minimal blood loss and scarring.
Types of surgical procedures for the shoulder include:
- Rotator cuff repair
- Shoulder resurfacing
- Fracture repair
Whether you need osteoarthritis treatment or a total joint replacement, PinnacleHealth is here to help. With a variety of locations throughout Central PA, expert care is often a short drive away. For more information or help locating an orthopedic specialist close to you, call the PHoneLine contact center at (717) 231-8900 to speak with one of our customer service representatives.
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