Shoulder Pain

The Shoulder: A complex joint

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Your shoulder joint is a point where three bones meet to form three joints. These joints and bones are stabilized by a number of different tendons, ligaments and muscles.

Source of pain

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Because your shoulder is complex it is impossible to say without an x ray and or examination what the source of your shoulder pain is. Schedule your X-ray and exam to discuss your unique condition. 

Some conditions that can cause shoulder pain are: Broken/Factured bones, torn or strained soft tissues, rotator cuff tear, dislocation, and more. 

Don't delay your treatment

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When you experience pain, stiffness or immobility your body is telling you something. Do not wait for inflammation, degeneration and pain to worsen. Postponing treatment can lead you to a more severe condition in which you need to take more invasive measures like surgery. 

Success Stories

Hi my name is Michelle. I am 6 months pregnant to see Dr. Patrick because I was told by two physicians I had frozen shoulder and no-one would touch me because I am pregnant. I came in yesterday unable to move my arm. Dr. Patrick did some wonderful treatments on me and I was able to sleep for the first time in 6 months for over an hour. If you are pregnant or not, come in and see him, he is wonderful.

I've been coming to Modern Helath for a few months and I came in with shoulder pain and a whole lot of other pain. My shoulder pain is gone, before I would leave work after 12 hours I could barely walk. Now I can go home and do things after work. The treatments the doctor gave me were very helpful. I really enjoy coming here, everyone is really nice and cares about you.

My shoulders were getting to the point where I was having trouble sleeping and my shoulders are back to where I can now sleep comfortably. Theres a lot of areas Dr. Gorman has corrected and I’m very appreciative.