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DISC SLIP CAN CAUSE YOU SERIOUS PROBLEMS!

Spinal disc herniation is an injury in which t connective and cushioning tissue between vertebrae become injured. Spinal disc herniation occurs when the fibrous outer portion of the disc ruptures or tears, and the jelly-like core squeezes out. If disc material herniates, or squeezes out, this can put pressure on the spinal cord or spinal nerves.

Causes of spinal disc herniation:

  • Excessive strain or trauma to the spine
  • Age related degeneration of the outer ring which is known as the anulus fibrosus
  • Falling from a significant height
  • Overweight individuals are also at increased risk for a slipped disc
  • Lifting a very large, heavy object
  • Weak muscles and a sedentary lifestyle
  • Heavy forces on the neck or low back
  • Bending with wrong or bad posture

Symptoms of disc herniation:

Symptoms of spinal disc herniation include the following;

  • Pain and numbness, most commonly on one side of the body
  • Pain that extends to your arms or legs
  • Pain that worsens at night or with certain movements
  • Pain that worsens after standing or sitting
  • Pain when walking short distances
  • Unexplained muscle weakness
  • Tingling, aching, or burning sensations in the affected area

Types of spinal disc herniation:

Spinal disc herniation can occur in 3 regions;

  • Cervical spine
  • Thoracic spine
  • Lumbar spine

When spinal disc herniation occur in cervical spine region, it put pressure on a cervical spinal nerve and can cause symptoms like pain, pins and needles, numbness or weakness in the neck, shoulders, or arms. In worst cases, spinal disc herniation may compress the spinal cord within the spinal canal.

In case of thoracic spine, spinal disc herniation cause pain in the mid back around the level of the disc herniation which may travel around the rib cage from the back to the front of the chest or upper abdomen. It may also compress the spinal cord within the spinal canal.

When spinal disc herniation is ion the lumber spine it causes spasm of the back muscles, sciatica, muscle weakness in the legs, incoordination and difficulty walking.

Diagnosis of spinal disc herniation:

If someone has symptoms associated with spinal disc herniation, then doctor would do following diagnostic procedures to confirm;

  • MRI; method of imaging the spinal cord, nerve roots, intervertebral discs, and ligaments.
  • CT scan; allows doctors to see inside your body. It uses a combination of X-rays and a computer to create pictures of your organs, bones, and other tissue.
  • Myelography; involves injecting a liquid dye into the spinal column followed by a series of X-rays and a CT scan, provide useful images that reveal indentations of the spinal fluid sac.
  • Electromyography; tests the electrical activity of a nerve root to help determine the cause of pain.

Treatments:

Treatment of spinal disc herniation depends upon the severity of symptoms and nerve damage.  In many cases, medication management and quality physical therapy may be enough to allow your body to heal.

  • Medications; these may involve steroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), pain medications, and muscle relaxers to help control symptoms and reduce inflammation.
  • Physical therapy; improves mobility and strength, and helping achieve daily activities with greater ease and ability
  • Epidural steroid injection; when other conservative measures do not work then epidural steroid injection would become a treatment option for spinal disc herniation. Injection contain small amount of cortisone which injected into the spinal canal which may decrease nerve inflammation and ease pain caused by irritated nerve roots.

Most patients will improve with non-operative care and if the patient wont improves with non-surgical options then minimally invasive surgical interventions are usually highly successful in eliminating the symptoms and allowing people to return to a full and active lifestyle.

Pain management institute is helping people to cure acute and chronic long term pain to resume a normal life style. PMI has provided many treatments like stem cell therapy and many others.

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS ABOUT PERSONAL INJURY AND LEARN HOW TO MANAGE IT

Personal injury is the matter of civil law. Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions. Personal injuries can be particularly serious or have long-lasting effects.

There is personal injury law which refers to the legal remedies and defenses involved in civil lawsuits brought as a result of wrongful conduct.

Types of personal injury:

Common types of personal injury include;

  • Work accidents
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Tripping accidents
  • Product defect accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Boating and Recreational Accidents

If you have been injured because of work place carelessness or if you become ill at your work place then workers’ compensation laws provide a safety net to help compensate individuals for, among other things, their medical expenses, lost wages, and for their injuries. Injured workers are entitled to receive statutory benefits irrespective of whether they are at fault for the accident.

Millions of peoples injured each year in road accidents. Sometimes the accident can become fatal and person can loss his or her life. Automobile accidents account for majority of personal injury claims as every 10 second a person is taken to the emergency room for injuries sustained in a car accident and every 16 minutes someone dies in a road traffic accident. If you ever have been injured or you lost a loved one because of another driver’s carelessness or wrongdoing, then you have the right under legal system to pursue monetary compensation for your personal injury or for your loss. The injury can be physical or financial, and the responsible party can be an individual, an automobile manufacturer, or a corporate or governmental entity. They have to compensate for your loss.

Tripping accidents can lead to serious or sometimes lifelong injuries.  These accidents occur when a hazardous object or condition causes a person to trip and fall down. If these accidents occur on someone else property then the owner of that property may be held liable for any injuries sustained from the accident.

Defective product can also cause personal injury or in worst cases it can be life threating. Examples of personal injuries caused by harmful products include dangerous drugs, food, consumer products, and children’s’ products. The defective vehicle parts and medical devices; and toxic materials and chemicals are also included in defective product’s injuries.

The unprofessional behavior and negligence of doctors, nurses, hospitals, and other medical professionals can cause serious injuries. Different types of medical malpractice includes misdiagnosis, improper treatment, surgical errors, medication mistakes, pharmacy errors, birth injury (errors committed during the delivery of a child), and failure to diagnose cancer or other serious health conditions. These all medical malpractices are included under personal injury claim.

Boating accidents can leave you with a serious injury or even prove fatal.  You can also claim boating accidents under personal injury law.

It’s important to seek medical care whether you’re injured under personal injury claim or you’re injured due to medical injury. Otherwise small injury can become lifelong and life threating.

 

Pain management institute is helping and treating people who have sustained personal injury, whether it’s automobile or work related injury or injury of any other kind.

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Federal Occupational Health Field Consultant Rebecka Mevorah, addresses “Balancing Work and Personal Life” to maintain a happier, more balanced life, during the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Work and Family Month Open House and Expo on Thursday, October 16th 2014, in the Whitten building patio and South building cafeteria meeting rooms, in Washington, D.C. In keeping with the spirit of the Presidential Memorandum (PM) dated June 23, 2014 entitled, our theme will be ‘Bringing Workplace Flexibilities and Worklife Balance Into the 21st Century’. In observance of the month, USDA is proud to support flexibility in the workplace and work-life programs by hosting this event. We encourage employees to take this time to reflect on USDA’s progress in fostering a flexible and supportive workplace.  By supporting work-life benefits such as flexible work schedules, Telework, health and wellness programs, dependent care and community involvement, among other workplace programs. USDA will continue to attract, motivate and retain a talented, diverse and inclusive workforce. USDA Photo by Lance Cheung.

OCCUPATIONAL CARE; YOUR HEALTH SAFETY CARE AT WORKPLACE

Occupational care is the health care system refers to the identification and control of the risks arising from physical, chemical, and other workplace hazards in order to establish and maintain a safe and healthy working environment.  Occupational care deals with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace.

The health of the workers has several determinants, including risk factors at the workplace which may lead to cancers, accidents, musculoskeletal diseases, respiratory diseases, hearing loss, circulatory diseases, stress related disorders and communicable diseases and many others.

Goal of occupational health care:

There are different WHO programs and activities working on occupational care. The main goal is to promote occupational safety and health of employees and to promote working capacity and to provide highest degree of physical, mental, and social well-being to workers.

There are also occupational care act which obliges the employer to provide occupational health care services to the staff which divides into statutory preventive occupational health care and voluntary supplementary occupational health care.

Preventive occupational health care includes;

  • Workplace survey designed to identify the effects of the work, workplace and work environment on health and working capacity
  • Physical examinations based on health risks
  • Participating in activities that promote working capacity
  • Guidance for workplace emergency preparedness
  • Monitoring of employee health, rehabilitation counseling and referral to rehabilitation when working capacity declines.

Statutory occupational health care is based on the exposure agents and stress factors which may found in the workplace survey. It is also based on workplace risk assessment as well as on particular risk of illness in the workplace.

Statutory health examination can be done due to following reasons:

  • Health risk caused by work, such as noise, some chemicals or stressing work, e.g. working at night
  • Health requirement related to work, such as color vision, healthy skin
  • Safety aspects in special sectors, such as transport work, work on masts.

 

Occupational physicians:

Occupational physicians assess or appraise the interaction between work and health. They are responsible for employee health and they must advise on fitness, workplace safety, prevention of occupational injuries, and disease. Diagnose and treat occupational diseases and handle injuries are also their responsibilities.

An occupational physician visits work place in order to better understand the problem and to provide better occupational care.  An occupational physician deal with issues including:

  • work-related stress
  • diseases caused by asbestos
  • noise-induced hearing loss
  • work-related back pain
  • problems caused by exposure to chemicals and vibration

 

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NOW YOU CAN GET RELIEF FROM LOWER BACK PAIN BY FACET BLOCK INJECTIONS

Facet joint block is a minimally invasive procedure to provide pain relief in facet joint. Facet block injections are injected into one or more of the small joints located along the side of each vertebrae on both sides of the spine in the lower part of the back to help reduce pain. It reduces inflammation and provides long term lower back pain relief.

Objective of facet block injections:

There are two major goals of facet block injections;

  • Help diagnose the cause and location of pain
  • To provide pain relief

By placing numbing medicine into the facet joint, doctor will determine if the facet joint is a source of pain.

Procedure:

The facet block injection procedure includes following steps;

  • At first, skin over the area to be tested is well cleansed with a numbing medicine which may sting for a few seconds.
  • X-ray guidance or fluoroscopy has been used by the physician to direct a very small needle into the facet joint
  • Small amount of contrast dye is then injected to confirm that the needle is in the joint and to check that the medication is contained inside the joint
  • At last, a small mixture of anesthetic and anti-inflammatory medication; commonly steroid/cortisone is then slowly injected into the joint

The entire procedure usually takes between fifteen and thirty minutes

After care of facet block injection:

  • Apply ice or a cold pack to the area of the injection site if you are feeling any pain or discomfort
  • Continue taking your regular pain medicine
  • You can do your regular daily activities after a day of injection
  • Physical therapy or manual therapy is recommended since cortisol is working for several days after a facet block injection

Benefits:

  • Pain relief is the primary or most important benefit
  • Although you have an exposure to x-rays but no radiation remains in your body after an x-ray examination

 

Side effects:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Discomfort at the point of the injection
  • Worsening of pain symptoms in some cases
  • Nerve or spinal cord damage or paralysis

Some people will experience side effects due to steroids used in facet block injections. Side effects caused by steroids are;

  • Fluid retention, weight gain, or increased appetite
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Mood swings, irritability, anxiety, insomnia
  • High blood sugar
  • A feeling of warmth for several days
  • Decrease in immunity

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WORK INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS CAN CAUSE SERIOUS DAMAGES!

There are millions of auto accidents occurring each and every year all around the world. These accidents results in various types of injuries. If these injuries left untreated, they can lead to serious illness or conditions which can result in a lifetime problems and pain. Most people don’t even know that they have been hurt because their car sustained little or no damage. So, regardless of your car damage, if you have been involved in an accident, you should not ignore your pain to avoid future problems.
Everyone is at risk of work related injuries because most of the people have to sit on their work and poor way of sitting can cause back pain and related issues. Our lower back has a complex network of bones, ligaments, muscles and joints so it does not necessary to lift a 40 pound bag to experience lower back pain.

Common auto injuries:

Low back pain
• Neck pain
• Headaches
• Dizziness
• Shoulder pain
• Reduced range of motion in your neck
• Arm pain
• Neck stiffness

Common work injuries:

• Broken bones
• Soft tissue injuries which may include whiplash
• Lower back pain
• Neck pain
However, it is really important that you recover from your injury or pain so you can get back to work or same level of health as you had before your accident

Treatments method:

Chiropractic care is very beneficial in auto or work related injuries. Chiropractors are doctors who use adjustments to restore joint function and support the nervous system. They help patients maintain optimal health while avoiding unnecessary drugs or surgery. Chiropractic adjustment is a very safe, specific, controlled force applied to a joint to restore proper function and mobility.
You can also use cold lesser therapy. Cold lesser therapy is a low intensity lesser therapy that stimulates healing process by using low levels of light. Light is not enough to heat your body tissue that’s why it is also known as cold laser therapy.
One of the best ways to manage pain caused by auto or work injuries is therapeutic exercises. Therapeutic exercises are physical activities that focus on restoring and maintain strength, flexibility, stability and balance of injured tissue and muscle. The objective of therapeutic exercises is to return an injured person a fully functional and pain-free State.
Some people also get relief from ultrasound therapy. Ultrasound therapy is a treatment method used by physical therapists to treat pain conditions and to promote pain healing so the patient can get back to its daily activities.
Electric muscle stimulation (EMS), which is also known as neuromuscular electric stimulation (NMES); sends electronic pulses to your motor nerves in order to create muscle contractions. It helps to strengthen weak muscle.
Rehabilitation therapies which may include physical therapy and occasional therapy can also works in order to get relief from pain.

Pain management institute is helping people to cure acute and chronic long term pain to resume a normal life style. PMI has provided many treatments like stem cell therapy and many others.
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AN IMPROVED LOWER BACK PAIN TREATMENT

Microdiscectomy is one of the most common minimally invasive spine surgery procedures.  It is also known as microdecompression or microdiskectomy. The procedure performed on patients with a herniated lumbar disc. During this surgery, a surgeon will remove portions of the herniated disc to relieve pressure on the spinal nerve column.

Aim of microdisectomy:

Main goal of microdiscectomy is to take pressure off your nerves to relieve your back pain.

Before microdisectomy, Spinal surgery meant large incisions, long recovery periods, and painful rehab. Microdisectomy have improved the procedure. It relatively has high rates of success, especially in relieving patients’ leg pain (sciatica). Patients are usually able to return to a normal level of activity fairly quickly.

Microdiscectomy Spine Surgery procedure:

Your doctor may suggest diskectomy if conservative, nonsurgical treatments haven’t worked or if your symptoms get worse.

  • A microdiscectomy is performed through a 1 to 1½-inch incision in the midline of the low back.
  • The back muscles lifted off the bony arch of the spine and moved to the side. These back muscles run vertically, so they are held to the side with a retractor during the surgery; and they do not need to be cut.
  • After that the surgeon is able to enter the spine by removing a membrane over the nerve roots.
  • A small portion of the inside facet joint is removed in some cases, to facilitate access to the nerve root and to relieve any pressure or pinching on the nerve.
  • If needed, surgeon makes a small opening in the bony lamina in order to get access to the operative site.
  • Then nerve root is moved to the side.
  • Surgeon goes under the nerve root and removes the fragments of disc that have extrudes out of the disc. For this, surgeon uses small instruments.
  • The muscles are then moved back into place.
  • After that, surgical incision is closed.
  • Steri-strips are placed over the incision to help hold the skin in place to heal.

 

Microdisectomy is as costly procedure because it requires a surgeon with special training.

Recovery time is shorter than other surgeries. Patients often leave the hospital that same day, or within 24 hours.

You should avoid driving, sitting for a prolonged period after a surgery.  Lifting anything heavy and bending over immediately after the surgery is not recommended.

Risks:

  • Cerebrospinal fluid leakage which is known as Dural tear can occur in 1 to 2 percent of surgeries
  • Nerve root damage is also a risk
  • In 5 percent of cases, recurrent disc herniation may occur
  • Bowel/bladder incontinence may also occur, but it is very rare
  • Bleeding and infection can also happen

 

Pain management institute is helping people to cure acute and chronic long term pain to resume a normal life style. PMI has provided many treatments like stem cell therapy.

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IGNORING THE PAIN MEANS INVITING THE PAIN TO BE WITH YOU FOR LIFETIME

Pain that affects the bones, ligaments and tendons and bones is termed as musculoskeletal pain.  It can be acute or sudden or it can be chronic or long lasting. Musculoskeletal pain can be localized in one area, or widespread.

Common types

Musculoskeletal pain can be of various types.

Bone pain is usually deep, penetrating, or dull and most commonly results from injury.

Muscle pain is often less intense than bone pain but it can still be debilitating. Muscle pain can also cause by an injury. An autoimmune reaction, loss of blood flow to the muscle, infection, or a tumor may also be the reason of muscle pain.

Pains in the tendons or ligaments are often caused by injuries, including sprains. This type of musculoskeletal pain often becomes worse when the affected area is stretched or moved.

Fibromyalgia is a condition that may cause pain in the muscles, tendons, or ligaments. The pain is usually in multiple locations and patient can’t be able to tell the exact location of pain.

Joint pain may range from mild to severe and worsens when moving the joint. The joints may also swell. Joint inflammation is a common cause of pain.

Tunnel syndromes refer to musculoskeletal disorders that cause pain due to nerve compression.

Chronic musculoskeletal pain

Chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions are multifaceted. Chronic pain is influenced by and interacts with physical, emotional, psychological and social factors. Chronic pain conditions are mainly driven by alterations in the central nervous system with little or no peripheral stimuli.

Causes

The causes of musculoskeletal pain are varied. Muscle tissue can be damaged with the wear and tear of daily activities. Jerking movements, auto accidents, falls, fractures, dislocations can also cause musculoskeletal pain. Repetitive movement, overuse, and prolonged immobilization can also be the reason of pain.

Treatments

Effective management is markedly different from that of acute musculoskeletal pain. Psychotherapy and biofeedback exercises can be used to manage chronic pain. Injections with anesthetic or anti-inflammatory medications in or around the painful sites are also useful. Exercise that includes muscle strengthening and stretching can also work. NSAIDs are a diverse group of compounds and medications with analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory activity. NSAIDs are among the most widely prescribed types of medication in musculoskeletal pain. However NSAIDs must be used with severe caution in older individuals due to the high risk of potentially serious and life-threatening side effects including gastrointestinal bleeding, stroke, renal failure, and ischemic heart disease.

The best form of treatment is to combine a safe pharmacological program with nonpharmacological medications for patients for maximum relieve of pain. Nonpharmacological treatment programs are aimed at targeting the site and source of pain conditions. They involve exercise programs, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) application, heat/ice therapy and psychological methods.

 

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ARE YOU LOOKING FORWORD TO CURE BACK PAIN?

Back pain is a common concern affecting many of us at some point in our life. However back pain is not a specific disease it is a symptom that may occur from a variety of different processes. In many of the cases no specific reason of back pain can be identified.

What may be the cause?

Common causes of back pain involve diseases and injuries of nearby organs or tissues. Abnormalities of organs within the abdomen, pelvis, or chest may also be felt in the back. Back pain can also be caused due to kidney, bladder and pelvic infections. More common cause of back pain is strained muscles which occur with incorrect lifting of objects and sudden movements. When lifting, it’s the way you lift that is most important, not just the weight you are lifting so try to lift things properly to avoid back pain.  Osteoporosis (loss of bone density and thinning of bone) can also be the reason of back pain.

How to treat?

Since there are so many reasons of back pain so while treating the pain one should keep the reason in your head. Your doctor can find the reason while examining your back. While doing the self-medication, the back pain treatments you can use includes back exercises and stretches which helps to reduce the intensity of pain. Back pain treatment also includes the use of hot and cold packs, hot water bottle placed in affected area can helps ease the pain or some people find cold packs more comfortable. One can also use painkillers; Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) as back pain treatment. Bed rest can help an acute back strain or injury. But it is not true that you should stay in bed. Sometimes remaining immobile in bed can actually make back pain worse. One of the most important things is to keep moving or to stay active to reduce back pain. One of the advanced back pain treatments includes Radiofrequency Discal Nucleoplasty which utilizes a radio frequency probe to disintegrate a small portion of the central disc material. The result of this is partial decompression of the disc, which may help relieve pain caused by bulging discs pressing on nearby spinal nerve roots. Electrical stimulation can also use for the treatment of back pain. Most commonly using electrical stimulation treatment is TENS; transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. In this treatment a small, battery-operated device delivers low-voltage electrical current through the skin. The electricity stimulates nerves in the affected area and sends signals to the brain that “scramble” normal pain perception. Nerve blocks are also used for back pain treatment, group of nerves that causes a pain of specific organ or tissue can be blocked by injection of medication into the specific area of the body. There are so many back pain treatments procedures, its depends on the cause and severity of the pain that which procedure is required for treatment.

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Are you having constant pain in your hip?

The pain management institute is working for decades to provide patients relief from various forms of pain which include joint pain, muscular pain, pain headaches, and even from the pain which results from cancer. However, there have been many patients in pain management institute who have gotten relief from severe hip pain caused by dangerous injuries and diseases by using advanced hip pain treatment relief. The pain management institute is known for its successful treatments and introducing new and more advanced treatments and machines in their organization. The medical center is known for curing even diseases like cancer. They are also working for hip pain treatment relief caused by cancer.

What does it actually mean

The hip pain cancer is the term which mostly describes the bone cancer of hip. The tumor can appear in any part of the body; however, tumor in the hip is a very rare case and has not been heard of too much. But it does not mean that cancer cannot be a cause for hip pain. the pain management institute does not only cure pain which has directly caused by cancer, but the center also has methods of hip pain treatment relief which results from the cancer treatments like chemotherapy and others. Hip pain is the main sign or bone cancer; however, there are other symptoms as well. It does not mean that cancer is the only cause of hip pain, there are others as well which include fractures, sciatica, muscular infections, and bursitis.

Types of bone cancer

There are different types of bone cancer which results in hip pain cancer which includes primary bone cancer, chondrosarcoma, and metastatic cancer. All these types of cancer result in hip pain. This is the most common type of cancer-related to hip bone. In this cancer, the bones of the arms and legs start increasing size in length. The ratio of primary bone cancer is very high in the US and hip pain is a symptom of these types of cancer. In 2019, there were at least 3500 patients went to doctors for hip pain treatment relief; however, they were diagnosed by primary bone cancer. However, the chances for metastatic cancer to cause pain in the hip are very low. This types of cancer can cause pain in any part of the body which include hip too much it is unspecified in which part the patient with metastatic cancer would feel pain. Leukemia in the hip bones would also result in hip pain.

Treatments for hip pain control

Pain management institute has provided treatments like stem cell therapy, PRP therapy and many others which not only control the pain but also control the disease which is causing the pain. These therapies have been the most effective treatments for pain management.

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Shoulder pain: a constant irritation

The shoulder is the only joint which remains active at least 24 hours a day. It keeps moving even when individuals are sleeping. It is also the most flexible joint of the body and can be rotated in a different direction. However, pain in the shoulder is as much irritating. You would meet almost every day with at least one individual complaining about shoulder pain but most of them would mostly ignore the pain. They would not think it important to get medical treatment. But they would soon realize that they are not even able to reach their own cupboards to get their clothes and if they would try, they would have to bear a shocking intensity of pain. Enhanced chronic shoulder pain can be very dangerous.

What is chronic shoulder pain?

Pain in the shoulder, arm, or elbow all is known as chronic shoulder pain. This pain also effects on the collarbone and off course the shoulder blade. The pain in the shoulder blade is the worst kind of pain a person is prone to bear. The medical term for the shoulder pain is deltoid pain and causes of this type of pain are various. A common reason for shoulder pain is damage of the rotator cuff which mostly occurs with the athletes especially to golf players and soccer players as well as to hockey players. The reason for this is that they use their shoulder in a specific manner which affects their shoulder cuff. The problem of the shoulder cuff is also known as the tendonitis. Frozen shoulder is another reason which causes shoulder pain. In some cases, the chronic shoulder pain itself can lead to a frozen shoulder. Biceps tendons are also cause for chronic shoulder pain; however, this problem only affects the front side of the shoulder. This problem occurs because of the torn muscles of the biceps. Slap tear is another medical condition which leads to shoulder pain. This pain is related to glenoid labrum joint of the shoulder. Injuries like shoulder dislocation and instability due to some accident are the worst kind of pain which leads to chronic shoulder pain.

Treatment

The immediate treatments for these diseases are ice packs or hot water bottles. These methods reduce the intensity of the pain to some extent, however in some situations like dislocation; it gets important for the patient to visit doctors as soon as possible. Ice packs and hot water bottles can control the swelling to some extent but cannot cure it completely. Exercise and physical therapies also work for chronic shoulder pain Treatment.

However, if you have tried all the treatments and still suffering from the pain, you can go for the non-surgical treatments like stem cell therapy. This treatment also works for patients who have failed shoulder surgery issues.

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