Your Shoulders. Our Specialty.

Shoulders provide the greatest range of motion of all the joints in the body. However, shoulders are also known as the least stable joints because they sit upon the shoulder blade, which is a moving platform. In the case of shoulders, instability is essential to their primary function of equipping arms with the ability to move in any direction. Complex and well-coordinated, shoulders also supply arms and hands with the support, strength and stability necessary to lift, push and pull objects.

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Symptoms of Shoulder Problems.

According to research, shoulders are the most commonly injured joints and a majority of adults will experience shoulder pain in their lifetime. A few symptoms associated with shoulder issues include:

  • Difficulty reaching
  • Limited mobility
  • Numbness
  • Pain and stiffness
  • Popping or grinding feelings
  • Swelling

Common Shoulder Issues.

At Ventura Orthopedics, our dedicated shoulder team has the knowledge and experience to evaluate, diagnose and treat a number of conditions, including, but not limited to:

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Degeneration
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Injuries
  • Inflammation
  • Sprains
  • Tears in Tendons or Rotator Cuff
  • Tendonitis

Find Shoulder Experts at Ventura Orthopedics.

When your shoulders suffer injuries or other issues, it can dramatically impede the performance of daily activities. Ventura Orthopedics’ experienced and dedicated team of shoulder specialists are here for you. Our doctors, surgeons and therapists have an enviable record of successfully treating the full spectrum of shoulder issues. If you are concerned about problems that you are experiencing with your shoulders, talk to the experts at Ventura Orthopedics today. We are committed to helping you shoulder the pain until optimum health, strength and mobility are restored.

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