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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 treatment 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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  • Shoulder Scope With Reconstruction "I feel that both Dr. Petrie and Karri are extremely knowledgeable and skilled. I also appreciated that they were very patient and answered all my questions. But mostly, I'm just really happy so far with the results of my surgery." Provider: Russell S Petrie MD
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