Ortho Four States – Orthopaedic Specialist of the Four States


Shoulder Pain & Injury Treatment

Shoulder Pain and Injury Treatment

The shoulder must be flexible in order to perform the wide range of motion and rotation required by the arms and hands, as well as strong enough to allow for actions such as lifting, pushing, and pulling. Shoulder injuries and conditions are not only painful, but can leave the shoulder unstable, making even common use of the shoulder very difficult. Providing patients with the latest in state-of-the-art shoulder pain and injury treatments, Orthopaedic Specialists of the Four States serves the entire Joplin, Missouri, and entire Four State Region with a staff of fellowship-trained and board-certified doctors and surgeons. Our shoulder treatments for pain and injury, including shoulder surgery and joint replacement, is designed to decrease discomfort, increase range of motion, and improve your quality of life.

Most Common Shoulder Injuries and Conditions:

  • Clavicle & AC Joint Injuries
  • Frozen Shoulders
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Instability/ Dislocations
  • SLAP tears
  • Shoulder Labral Tears
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Scapular winging
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Sports Injuries of the Shoulder
  • Traumatic muscle ruptures

Rotator Cuff Disease




  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis and impingement
  • Biceps tendon disorders
  • AC joint arthritis and pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Rotator cuff arthropathy
  • Chronic dislocations
  • Anterior instability
  • Posterior instability
  • Multidirectional instability
  • Proximal humerus fractures
  • Clavicle fractures
  • Scapula fractures
  • Fracture-dislocations of the shoulder

Shoulder Treatment Options: (but are not limited to)

Sports Medicine – Shoulder Arthroscopy:

  • Physical/Aquadic therapy
  • Medication
  • Pain management
  • Bracing
  • Injections
  • Surgery

Shoulder arthroscopy is recommended for a torn rotator cuff, torn or damaged biceps and cartilage rings or ligaments. The overall recovery is accelerated and the surgery causes less pain.

Orthopaedic Specialists of the Four States (Ortho Four States)
444 Four States Dr Suite 1, Galena, KS , 66739, USA
Phone : +1 620-783-4441 $$$