Atlanta Shoulder Arthritis Treatment
For caring, customized shoulder arthritis treatment in Atlanta, Georgia, you can count on board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons at Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians. There are two different types of arthritis that can affect the shoulder joint: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis results from the wear and tear on the joint associated with the aging process or with repetitive motion. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the tissues and supportive structures around the shoulder joint.
Our doctors are highly trained and experienced in treating both osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis in the shoulder joint. After a thorough evaluation, we can recommend a treatment plan that is tailored to suit your individual needs, taking into consideration your age, lifestyle, goals and activity level. The goal is to improve your pain, range of motion and function in the shoulder joint so you can get back to leading a healthy and active life.
Shoulder Arthritis Symptoms
If you are experiencing arthritis symptoms in the shoulder such as pain, stiffness and loss of mobility and function, Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians can help. Unlike many orthopedic surgeons, our doctors do not offer a cookie cutter approach to treatment. Instead, we will work individually with you to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to meet your specific needs. Your customized treatment plan may include any combination of physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, stem cell therapy and surgical techniques. If surgery is required, our orthopedic surgeons use the most minimally invasive techniques possible. This includes only replacing the parts of the joint that are worn out and preserving as much of the native joint as possible.
As an added convenience for our valued patients, our practice features an Ambulatory Surgery Center, physical therapy center and diagnostic imaging center (X-Rays, CT Scans and MRI scans), all on-site. Our onsite services make it easier and more convenient for you to get the arthritis treatment you need from your initial diagnosis through the completion of your treatment plan.
Causes of Shoulder Arthritis
Shoulder arthritis can be caused by a variety of factors including age, overuse, injury, fractures, degenerative conditions and more. Regardless of the cause of your shoulder arthritis, Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians can help you find relief from your pain and other symptoms. If you would like to get more information about our shoulder arthritis treatments or to schedule an appointment, please contact our Atlanta Shoulder Arthritis Treatment Specialists or call us today at (678) 752-7246.