Shoulder injuries can be slow to heal, but your shoulder may get better with time.
Your doctor may recommend a sling to rest your shoulder.
The first step in treatment is to see whether pain medicine and rehabilitation (rehab) can take care of the problem.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of: November 29, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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