Shoulder Services in Southwest Michigan - Bronson Healthcare


Don’t continue living in pain any longer! Whether you’ve experienced an unexpected injury or are suffering from chronic shoulder pain, turn to the orthopedic and sports medicine experts at Bronson to find the most effective treatment for you. Depending on your condition, our team will offer you nonsurgical or surgical treatment options to relieve pain. If you have a diseased or damaged shoulder joint and need joint replacement surgery, you’ll be comforted to know our team of doctors have specialized training in performing shoulder surgery.

Our experts believe that compassionate care is important. That’s why they make sure to spend time listening to you as well as answering any questions you may have. Understanding your shoulder pain or injury, and the best options for relief, allow you and our Bronson shoulder specialists to work together so you can get back to an active lifestyle as quickly as possible.

Shoulder conditions we treat

Our specialists trained at some of the nation's most prestigious medical schools. That means advanced and innovative surgical techniques are available so that you don’t have to travel far from home to receive shoulder surgery.

Our shoulder experts will diagnose your injury to understand what is causing your pain. Commonly treated conditions include:

If you need care for a condition not listed here, consult with one of our orthopedic and sports medicine providers.

Expertise in shoulder pain treatment

Depending on the severity of your shoulder pain or injury, our doctors may recommend a combination of nonsurgical and surgical options, such as:

Nonsurgical treatments

  • Injections - Treat painful conditions, such as tendinitis
  • Medication - Prescription or over-the-counter drugs to relieve pain
  • Physical therapy/rehabilitation - Includes non-surgical techniques, such as massage, heat treatment and exercises to reduce pain, restore function and prevent injury
  • R.I.C.E. - Rest, ice, compression and evaluation
  • Therapeutic aids - Braces, inserts, wraps, splints and other accessories designed to provide supports to injured bones, muscles and joints

Surgical treatments

  • Arthroscopy – A minimally invasive procedure used to view, diagnose and treat problems inside a joint
  • Arthroplasty - Procedure to diagnose and treat joint problems
  • Reverse shoulder – A procedure to restore mobility to a shoulder when primary muscles have become damaged or torn. Alternate muscles are integrated to allow patients to move and position their arm again.
  • Shoulder joint replacement surgery – Replacement of a diseased or damaged shoulder joint with an artificial implant
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Couple on fall day.

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