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Shoulder Injury

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Shoulder Impingement

Impingement is a widely recognized cause of shoulder pain and potentially one of the most overdiagnosed conditions in the history of medicine.  The premise of impingement is a spur grows on the underside of one of the primary shoulder bones (acromion) and causes mechanical irritation and/or damage to the underlying rotator cuff tendons.  While this does happen, it happens far less frequently than previously thought. Often, what is called impingement, is an inherent inflammatory or degenerative condition of the rotator cuff tendon itself.  This is an important distinction to make as spur removal in this setting will not solve the problem, leading to an unsuccessful surgery and recovery. Rotator cuff tendonitis is typically most successfully treated with a nonsurgical approach.  Even when it is actually present, true impingement can often be treated with nonsurgical means. When these fail, surgical removal of the spur typically results in relatively rapid resolution of the problem.

About Us

We are adept in the treatment of both chronic painful joint conditions and emergent injuries, having extensive experience with complex musculoskeletal injuries. While we strive to rapidly resolve the pain you are experiencing, we also take the time to develop a comprehensive plan to address your problems, preferably in a less invasive manner where feasible. However, where acute, time-sensitive injuries occur, we are ready to treat in an expedited manner. Our surgeons have all trained in world-class facilities where the worst of the worst injuries were often flown in for high-level care. We are bringing that expertise to our home state.

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about Motor City Ortho

We are adept in the treatment of both chronic painful joint conditions and emergent injuries, having extensive experience with complex musculoskeletal injuries. Our surgeons have all trained in world-class facilities where the worst of the worst injuries were often flown in for high-level care. We are bringing that expertise to our home state.

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