SHOULDER TREATMENT AT ASHEVILLE REGENERATIVE ORTHOPEDICS
CHRONIC SHOULDER PAIN IS A VERY COMMON COMPLAINT AMONG ATHLETES AND ACTIVE INDIVIDUALS BECAUSE THIS CRITICAL JOINT IS ESSENTIAL FOR MANY SPORTS AND DAILY LIFE ACTIVITIES.
We are here to help you discover and treat the underlying cause of your discomfort with effective and creative approaches, so you can get back to your active life as soon as possible.
SYMPTOMS OF SHOULDER PAIN
Shoulder pain comes in many forms and varieties. Depending on the underlying condition that’s causing your discomfort, you may experience:
- A dull ache
- A sharp or severe pain
- Gradual or sudden discomfort
- Pain that’s worse with overuse, inactivity or everyday activities
- An inability to move your shoulder with limited range of motion
- Muscle spasms Numbness/tingling
- Limited range of motion and stiffness
- Painful sleep
"The ARO staff and practice are Special from the Front Desk to the treatment rooms. I first approached Dr. Lehman with numerous orthopedic issues. She has examined, evaluated, and described viable treatments for each, beginning with the least invasive. I was able to choose from her recommendations based on my preferences and circumstances. I am still a work in progress and experiencing excellent improvement ! All of that is great. But, it is the Caring which guides the whole process that makes Dr. Lehman and the experience So Special !!"- T.D. / Google / May 11, 2021
"Dr Lehaman takes pride in her practice . I can not reccomend her enough. She takes pride in her work and wants her patients to feel better. I wish I would have met her 2 years ago before all the other treatment I went through. I was so much better in 3 weeks and could use my arm again after 2 years of not being able to... I would give a 100 stars if I could"- D.S. / Google / Feb 17, 2021
"Had injection for Achilles pain with great results. Dr. Lehman immediately connects with you as a team player to get you well, kind, caring, knowledgeable, schedules her time as if you're the only patient in the office, not in a hurry, answers any and all questions, explains procedures and options, doesn't sell anything, just potential solutions to your pain, wish more family and internal docs would recommend Dr. Lehman as an option before recommending surgical specialists. Also a shout out to Jennifer in the front office for her efficiency in keeping things running smoothly. Thank you Dr. Lehman...grateful for you and your expertise!!"- R.W. / Google / Jan 19, 2021
"Dr. Lehman is the reason my 99 year old mother is still able to keep walking, relatively pain free. Because of her age, no one will perform surgery on my mothers knees. Dr. Lehman meet with mom about 3 years to discuss what can actually be done to help mom with her painful knees. Since that time, mom has been able to get fairly long term relief from the treatments Dr. Lehman has offered. Thank you Dr. Lehman, we owe you so much!!"- N.A. / Google / Jan 19, 2021
"Excellent treatment and results, Had 3 rotator cuff tears which Dr. Lehman treated with plasma and stem cell injections. 4 months later no pain and full range of motion! Much better option than surgery! Highly recommend Dr. Lehman and her expertise."- Anonymous / Vitals / Dec 05, 2020
DIAGNOSING THE UNDERLYING CAUSE OF YOUR PAIN
Shoulder pain can be caused by countless conditions that can make performing daily tasks and leading an active lifestyle feel impossible. Some of the most common ones include:
- Acute or chronic rotator cuff tendinitis/tendinosis
- Rotator cuff and biceps tendon tears
- Labral tears
- AC joint pain
When you arrive at the Asheville Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine for shoulder pain treatment, our first priority will be to obtain a definitive diagnosis. Because there are so many causes of shoulder pain, this is a critical step that will largely influence the effectiveness of our treatment approach. As such, Dr. Lehman will take the time necessary to identify the correct diagnosis before your treatment begins – ensuring a more effective, convenient and affordable experience for you.
To begin the diagnosis process, we will collect detailed information about your symptoms and medical history. From there, we will examine your shoulder and perform comprehensive tests to identify what’s causing your pain and joint mobility challenges. Once we’ve identified the underlying cause, we will be able to prescribe very specific treatment approaches that can resolve the issue, relieve your pain and restore your quality of life.
Oftentimes a dynamic diagnostic ultrasound will be performed to identify the cause of pain and document the extent of injury. In cases where labral tears or arthritis is suspected, an MRI or an MR Arthrogram (MRI with injected dye) is promptly obtained.
PREMIER TREATMENT FOR YOUR SHOULDER PAIN
ARO is the premier destination in Western North Carolina for innovative and alternative treatments for shoulder pain. We cater to athletes and athletic individuals who are not interested in simply masking their discomfort with medications or temporary relief from cortisone injections. Rather, we offer minimally-invasive treatments to maximize your body’s natural healing response and potentially improve the underlying etiology of your discomfort, so you can make a full return to your active lifestyle.
We specialize in regenerative, innovative, and non-surgical treatment approaches that have helped many of our patients find relief from their shoulder pain.
If you have shoulder pain and are interested in effective, noninvasive, and exciting new treatments, request an appointment with Asheville Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.
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