When shoulder pain limits your mobility and affects the quality of your daily life, it may be time to seek shoulder pain treatment. Your Duke shoulder specialist will conduct a thorough assessment and work with you to develop a treatment plan that’s tailored to your needs.
A Variety Nonsurgical Treatment Options
Before recommending surgery, Duke shoulder specialists will advise you on nonsurgical shoulder treatments to resolve shoulder pain and restore function. Options may include activity modification, physical therapy, steroid injections, and more. These approaches can delay or even eliminate the need for surgery.
Sports Medicine Specialists
Our sports medicine experts are trained to care for sports-related injuries and specialize in treating athletes of all levels. In addition to our shoulder surgeons, you may be seen by primary care doctors, physiatrists, and physical therapists who specialize in sports medicine and may be able to work with you avoid surgery. They can help you recover from a shoulder injury, prevent future injuries, and work with you to improve your sports performance. They’ll help you return to the activities you love.