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Shoulder Care

Expert help for shoulder pain.

Have a rotator cuff injury? Tear a ligament? Shoulder conditions can intrude on your ability to do everyday activities, so it's especially important that you receive expert treatment - and fast. Turn to the shoulder specialists of St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital to receive experienced, board-certified care with a personal touch.
Shoulder pain relief
Features of our shoulder care include:
  • Advanced diagnostic imaging to diagnose the root cause of your shoulder problem.
  • Medical and surgical treatments for shoulder injuries and conditions, from fractures and dislocations to bursitis and tendinitis.
  • Physical therapy.
We offer care for a variety of shoulder conditions, including:
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder instability
  • Tendinitis
Treatment options
The shoulder is one of the most moveable joints in your body, and many shoulder conditions are caused by overuse. For this reason, treatment of shoulder injuries begins with pain management and physical therapy. From there, our doctors will use imaging technology to assess your progress and whether surgery is necessary.

Treatment options include:
  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Physical therapy
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Surgery (arthroscopy or open surgery)
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