Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
OPA treats a wide variety of shoulder conditions and offers comprehensive treatment options — including many non-surgical solutions.
What is Shoulder Impingement Syndrome?
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome is a condition where the patients have often pain related to inflammation around the rotator cuff tendon and bursa, which may be caused by poor shoulder mechanics or an abnormal anatomy, which puts them at risk for this condition.
- Repetitive overhead activity
- Bone and joint abnormalities
Symptoms of shoulder impingement syndrome may include:
- Limited range of motion
- Pain in the shoulder, arm, and neck region
- Joint stiffness
When you arrive for your initial consultation, one of our team of shoulder specialists will evaluate your areas of concern, discuss your symptoms, and develop a customized and comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your unique needs. This evaluation is a necessary part of diagnosing your condition and providing the best possible care.
When diagnosing a shoulder impingement syndrome, The OPA Shoulder Specialist:
- A medical, injury, and symptom history review
- A physical examination
- Multiple view x-rays or MRI
Once an official diagnosis is made, a customized treatment plan is prescribed. Treatment plans decrease symptoms as quickly as possible.
Once an official diagnosis is made, a customized treatment plan is prescribed. Treatment plans decrease symptoms as quickly as possible and then treat your underlying cause.
Decrease inflammation and pain.
Rest & Ice
If nonsurgical treatment options do not reduce symptoms, surgical intervention may be recommended. The team of shoulder specialists have expertise in performing minimally invasive arthroscopic decompression shoulder procedures.
Schedule Appointment with Our Shoulder Team
The OPA team includes Alaska’s leading specialists and offers some of the latest, most advanced treatment procedures available today.
OPA treats a wide variety of conditions and offers comprehensive treatment options — including many non-surgical solutions, minimally invasive arthroscopies (repairs) and total joint replacement.