When Should I Ask For Help:

Robert J. Nowinski, D.O, FAOAO

Transcript:

It’s basically up to the patient as to when they want to seek medical care to intervene. We typically recommend seeking the attention of an orthopedic surgeon when they have persistent pain that lasts several weeks in the shoulder, and that could be pain with activities, pain with rest, or pain at night.

And that pain can affect the overall function of the shoulder joint. And that can affect activities of daily living, it could affect your sleep or could affect your work function. So when it starts interfering with those types of activities, we recommend seeking out the attention of an orthopedic shoulder surgeon.

Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

Subacromial Impingement SyndromeThe shoulder joint is the most mobile joint of the body. The anatomical relationship between the humerus (arm bone) and the glenoid of the scapula (the shoulder blade) is a ball and socket joint. However, unlike the hip joint, which...

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