How to bear shoulder pain article by DR. V S Abilash Kumar

Shoulder pain should never be ignored and should be treated on the very onset. Often people tend to ignore the pains which with time and age transforms into severe issues, which even could land a person in the operation theatre.

The shoulder actually has several joints that work together to allow a wide range of motion. The Most Common Cause of shoulder joint pain is rotator cuff tendinitis, which are common injuries to the tendons due to falls. Impingement due to cuff weakness. Other than this, there are many bone conditions like Arthritis, Frozen Shoulder, and recurrent dislocation of shoulder, which is called Rotator Cuff Tear.

In most of the cases pain in the shoulder area is ignored and make the disease aggravate. But in cases where the patient is cautious about the pain and visits the physician at a right time, most of the severe consequences could be avoided.

With the advancement of medical sciences, there are multiple ways available to find the root cause of the pain and remove the problems permanently, letting the person lead a healthy and pain-free life. Also, there are various treatment options available based on the cause of the pain. Poste diagnosis, the doctor may suggest a rest, ice packs, painkillers, anti-inflammatories, physiotherapy and in some cases surgery as well.

At Citizens Specialty Hospital, doctors perform minimally invasive surgical procedures like Arthroscopy to treat the joint pains permanently. The surgeries are less painful and will have minimum impact on the life of the patients, ensuring faster recovery and least impact on the surrounding nerves and muscles. For osteoarthritis patients, doctors also perform joint replacement arthroplasty surgeries for best results. For cuff tendonitis and frozen shoulder physiotherapy including cuff strengthening and ROM, exercise can relive pain. For cuff tear patients require arthroscopic cuff repair (double row). If it is not treated properly, patient may land up in cuff tear arthrophyte which requires reverse shoulder arthroplasty. For arthritis of shoulder patients requires shoulder arthroplasty to get relived of his pain.