Rotator Cuff Syndrome

This is caused by inflammation, overuse, and degeneration of the tendons and muscles around the shoulder joint. Diagnosis is done with good physical examination, x rays, and MRI. If oral anti-inflammatory medications are not helpful, injections with steroids can be a treatment option.

 

Arthritis and Bursitis

Degenerative process of the shoulder joint can cause shoulder pain. Imaging studies can be helpful to differentiate the various pain syndromes of the shoulder. Occasionally, injections into the shoulder joint is warranted when all other conservative treatments fail. Surgical options may be the cure to severe arthritis of the shoulder joint.

Advanced Spine and Pain Center Locations

The Texas Center for Athletes
21 Spurs Lane, Suite 240     |     San Antonio, TX 78240

Westover Hills
10010 Rogers Crossing, Suite 230     |     San Antonio, Texas 78251

Stone Oak
255 E. Sonterra Blvd, Suite 203     |     San Antonio, Texas 78258

phone 210.690.0777        fax 210.690.0779