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Shoulder Conditions & Treatments

Offering Orange County High Quality Shoulder Care

Shoulder joints allow us to bend, flex, reach, and rotate our arms. Excessive and repetitive overhead movements, commonly associated with sports and workplace environments, can stress the shoulder joints causing injury. Common shoulder injuries are related to tendon and muscle tears, shoulder instability, fractures, arthritis, dislocations and other conditions that impede movement.

The Orange County shoulder doctors at Newport Orthopedic Institute specialize in relieving shoulder pain and getting you back in motion. Both surgical and non-surgical treatments are considered in order to get your shoulder moving freely, ease your pain and get you back to the activities you love.

Common Shoulder Injuries and Conditions Treated

Relieving Pain, Restoring Motion

Our shoulder doctors are fellowship-trained and offer not only orthopedic expertise, but truly specialized care. Our shoulder surgeons are skilled in providing treatment and relieving pain for the following shoulder injuries and conditions.

Shoulder Conditions:

Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Shoulder Pain and Injuries

Different by Design

At Newport Orthopedic Institute our focus is always on you. Which means we listen and offer a hollistic approach to your shoulder pain and take all treatment options into consideration. Our shoulder doctors will attempt to find conservative, non-surgical treatment options to relieve your shoulder pain and get you back to your daily activities — pain free. We offer coordinated care that includes imaging, pain management and physical therapy.

Non-Surgical Treatment Options:

  • Clavicle and Postural Supports
  • Corticosteroids / Cortisone Shots
  • Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
  • Physical Therapy
  • PRP Injections ¹ / Platelet-rich Plasma Injections
  • Shoulder Immobilizers
  • Shoulder Stabilizers
  • Shoulder Slings
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections
  • X-Ray & MRI
¹ PRP Injections are not yet approved by the FDA and therefore is considered an experimental medical procedure and is not covered by insurance.

Shoulder Surgery Treatment Options

Get the Care You Deserve

When the conservative, non-surgical treatments do not relieve the pain it may be time to consider shoulder surgery as a treatment option. Our board-certified orthopedic surgeons are fellowship-trained to specialize in treatments specific to shoulder injuries and conditions. They offer the most advanced, evidence-based surgical teatment options to relieve shoulder pain.

Surgical Treatment Options for Shoulder Conditions:

  • AC Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bankart Lesion Repair
  • Bicep Tendon Repair
  • Bursitis / Impingement Surgery
  • Clavicle Fracture Repair
  • Humerus Fracture Repair
  • Labral Repair / Labrum Repair
  • Loose Body Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Shoulder Surgery
  • Open Shoulder Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Debridement
  • Shoulder Decompression
  • Shoulder Instability Repair
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Shoulder Revision Surgery
  • SLAP Repair
  • Superior Capsular Reconstruction Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery

doctor helping senior patient How do I know if shoulder surgery is right for me?

At Newport Orthopedic Institute our focus is always on you. Our physicians offer holistic, customized care that takes all treatment options into consideration — from non-surgical to the most advanced and minimally invasive surgical treatments.

When conservative (non-surgical) treatments such as medication and physical therapy no longer help to alleviate pain, it may be time to consider undergoing shoulder surgery if you are experiencing any of these symptoms:

  • Aching in the joint, followed by periods of relative relief
  • Pain after extensive use
  • Loss of motion
  • Joint stiffness after periods of inactivity or rest
  • Pain that seems to increase in humid weather

Our philosophy has always been to put patients first. We're here for you — to restore the mobility that helps you live and perform at your best.

Shoulder Doctors
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Related Testimonials
  • Shoulder Replacement "The team was very professional and Dr. Shukla was always available to either take my call or return my call promptly if I had any questions or concerns after my surgery." Provider: Dave R Shukla MD
  • Shoulder Replacement "This has been a super easy surgery and recovery and Dr Petrie and Dr Karri gave me so much confidence!" Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "Dr. Shukla is a very caring and involved doctor. Dr Shukla called, personally, every day to check up on how I was progressing. If I had a question, he responded within minutes. I am very impressed with him." Provider: Dave R Shukla MD
  • Petrie Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "His experience as both a triathlete and someone who has personally gone through the same surgery gave me greater confidence." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "Getting to know Dr. Petrie and his team on a more personal level made my experiences with them so much more enjoyable. They were clear in describing all surgical procedures to me and made me completely understand everything that went on pre-, during, and ..." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "Dr. Petrie explained things very well. Staff (front desk, nurses, support) were all spectacular." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "Everyone was very concerned about my comfort and were very professional." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "I felt like every nook and cranny of my care was attended to by Dr. Petrie and his team. I especially found having Julie at the helm of Health Loop useful and appreciated how she has swiftly gotten back to me regarding all concerns regarding my care." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "Talking through all issues, concerns, and questions. Everyone was personable and professional." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "Dr. Petrie is thoughtful and thorough. I appreciate being cared for both as a patient and as a person. Thank you for being you!" Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "He was very professional and knowledgeable. As well as possessing great bedside manners! I would highly recommended Dr. Petrie to anyone." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
  • Shoulder Replacement "Dr. Dave Shukla is the most caring doctor I have ever been to and at 73 yrs old I've been to a lot of doctors." Provider: Dave R Shukla MD
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