Shoulder Pain Treatments

The joints, tendons, and muscles that make up your shoulder give you the ability to lift your child over your head, scratch your back, and throw a frisbee. But because of its mobility, your shoulder is prone to injury that leads to shoulder pain. The experienced team at McKenna’s Orthopedics & Biologics in Decatur and Trophy Club, Texas, specializes in shoulder pain and offers cutting-edge treatments with stem cell therapy to accelerate healing and reduce your discomfort. To get relief from your shoulder pain, call the office today or book an appointment online.

What conditions cause shoulder pain?

There are a number of conditions that may lead to shoulder pain, ranging from an acute injury to degeneration of the joint. Some of the most common shoulder pain conditions treated at McKenna Orthopedics include:

  • Arthritis
  • Bone fracture
  • Bicep tendon tear
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic glenohumeral ligament sprains
  • Labral tears or degeneration
  • Rotator cuff tendinitis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Shoulder instability
  • Tendinitis

Whether you just developed shoulder pain after a fall or you’ve been suffering from the pain for a long time, the team at McKenna Orthopedics provides comprehensive and personalized treatments to help improve your pain.

How is shoulder pain diagnosed?

To identify the underlying cause of your shoulder pain, your specialist at McKenna Orthopedics conducts a comprehensive examination. In addition to reviewing your symptoms and evaluating your shoulder, your specialist may also recommend diagnostic imaging, such as an X-ray or MRI, to rule out or confirm the underlying cause of your shoulder pain.

What treatments can improve my shoulder pain?

Your specialist at McKenna Orthopedics develops a personalized treatment based on the underlying cause of your shoulder pain, your symptoms, and medical history.

Your treatment may include:

  • Over-the-counter pain medication or anti-inflammatories
  • Physical therapy
  • Injections
  • Surgery

    The team at McKenna Orthopedics specializes in stem cell therapy and may recommend it as part of your treatment plan for shoulder pain.

    How can stem cells improve my shoulder pain?

    Stem cell therapy may help improve your shoulder pain by reducing inflammation and helping your body regenerate new, healthier tissue to replace diseased or damaged tissue. The specialists at McKenna Orthopedics combine your bone marrow stem cells with an amniotic tissue allograft that contains more than 100 different growth factors and 60 times more prostaglandins than other forms of stem cell therapy, including WNT4, which is the single most important molecule needed for wound healing.

    The prostaglandins in the stem cell therapy significantly inhibit inflammation, which allows the body to move on to the tissue regeneration phase a lot faster for a quicker recovery.

    The team at McKenna Orthopedics offers stem cell therapy as a nonsurgical injection or as a stem cell enhanced surgery.

    Shoulder pain can significantly impact your day-to-day activities. To get relief from your shoulder pain, call McKenna Orthopedics today or book an appointment online.