Shoulder pain care in Central Texas | Ascension
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Get care for shoulder pain in Central Texas

Orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine doctors at Ascension Texas specialize in treating shoulder pain and joint injuries.

If your shoulder hurts when you reach for something, throw a ball, or after repetitive movements, talk with an experienced orthopedic shoulder specialist at Ascension Texas. Your appointment starts with a conversation. Tell us about your shoulder pain and how it’s affecting your life. Then, your doctor will do a thorough evaluation to help find the cause of your pain. We deliver personalized treatment options for shoulder-related disorders and injuries. Together, we will discuss therapeutic and surgical treatment options. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for you.

Treatments for shoulder weakness and pain

When there is damage to the shoulder, the muscles in your upper body and your arm may also be affected. Older adults are more prone to shoulder injuries from falling. Sports-related injuries from overuse or impact also affect the shoulder and arm. Our doctors and orthopedic care teams offer treatments for shoulder pain, rotator cuff damage, muscle and ligament strain, joint impingement, shoulder dislocation and bone fracture, including:

  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery, rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Medication therapy
  • Non-surgical injections
  • Rehabilitation and recovery
  • Exercise physiology and sports performance

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.

Doctors specializing in shoulder replacement surgery and rotator cuff repair

A shoulder injury such as a torn rotator cuff, can lead to pain and limit your range of motion in your shoulder. At Ascension Texas, our orthopedic surgeons specialize in joint replacement, including shoulder replacement, and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Your specialist works with you to create a personalized surgery plan. After surgery, you will be connected with rehabilitation care at Ascension Texas.

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Get a second opinion from an orthopedic specialist

Get the confidence and peace of mind that your doctor and care plan are right for you. It's easy to get a second opinion at Ascension Texas. We can review your medical records and healthcare history to answer your questions and discuss options. Talk with one of our specialists about a personalized care plan.

When you are facing a shoulder injury and deciding on a care plan, there’s a lot to think about. We can discuss therapeutic and surgical treatment options. Our team of highly experienced specialists can provide you with a second opinion based on experience and as part of an integrated national network of care.

Before your appointment, check with your insurance company to find out if a second opinion is covered. We can request your medical records from your doctor on your behalf, so that they can be shared with your care team before your arrival.


Orthopedic rehabilitation and recovery programs for shoulder injuries

As part of our shoulder joint replacement program, physical therapists and occupational therapists provide orthopedic rehabilitation. After your shoulder surgery, our care team provides therapy to help you recover, regain strength and increase your range of motion. At our outpatient physical therapy clinics, we provide care for shoulder conditions and injuries to help you manage your pain and strengthen your muscles.