Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common condition that occurs when the tendons or bursa in the shoulder become compressed or pinched, causing pain and limited mobility.

Ways to Prevent Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Ways to Prevent Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Maintaining good posture while sitting and standing
  • Avoiding repetitive overhead activities that put strain on the shoulder
What Causes Shoulder impingement syndrome ?
  • Overuse or repetitive overhead activities, such as throwing a ball or painting
  • Trauma or injury to the shoulder
  • Age-related degeneration or weakening of the tendons
Shoulder impingement syndrome Symptoms
  • Pain in the shoulder, particularly when raising the arm overhead
  • Weakness in the shoulder or difficulty lifting objects
  • Limited range of motion in the shoulder joint
  • A popping or clicking sensation in the shoulder
When to See the Doctor
  • If you experience persistent shoulder pain or weakness
  • If you have difficulty using your arm or lifting objects
  • If you hear a popping or clicking sound in your shoulder
Shoulder impingement syndrome Treatment
  • Rest and avoiding activities that aggravate the shoulder
  • Physical therapy to improve strength and range of motion
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to reduce pain and swelling
  • Corticosteroid injections to reduce inflammation and pain
Shoulder impingement syndrome Surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery to remove bone spurs or other structures causing impingement
  • Open surgery is recommended for more complex or severe cases
How Dr. Kunal Patel Can Help

Dr. Kunal Patel is an experienced orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries and conditions, including shoulder impingement syndrome. He can perform a thorough evaluation to determine the extent of your injury and recommend the most appropriate treatment option for your individual needs. Dr. Patel uses advanced surgical techniques and technology to provide personalized and effective care to his patients, helping them achieve optimal outcomes and regain their shoulder function.