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As a renowned orthopaedic surgeon in Naperville, Dr. David Burt provides treatment for a number of shoulder injuries, as well as chronic shoulder pain. He takes the time during each patient visit to evaluate the condition and provide proper diagnosis and treatment. If you have been suffering from shoulder pain or have injured your shoulder, schedule an appointment with Dr. Burt by calling 815-267-8825.
More about Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder injuries are often caused by activities that involve excessive, repetitive, overhead motion, such as swimming, tennis, pitching, weightlifting and other routine activities, such as gardening. Some of the most common symptoms of a shoulder injury include:
- Lack of Strength
- Persistent Pain
- Limited Shoulder Movement
Your shoulder injury could be due to:
Instability: The shoulder joint moves or is forced out of its normal position causing a dislocation. Individuals suffering from an instability problem will experience pain when raising their arm and may feel as if their shoulder is slipping out-of-place.
Impingement: Is caused by activities that require excessive overhead arm motion causing unreasonable rubbing of the shoulder muscles against the top part of the shoulder-blade.
The Rotator Cuff: Is one of the most important components of the shoulder, composed of a group of muscles and tendons that hold the bones of the shoulder joint together. The rotator cuff muscles provide individuals with the ability to lift their arm and reach overhead.
Treatments: Strengthening exercises, anti-inflammatory medications, and shoulder surgery.
Services We Provide
At Midwest Sports Medicine Institute, Dr. David Burt is experienced in treating a wide range of shoulder injuries. Some of the treatments he provides, include:
- Rotator Cuff Repair
- Revision of Failed Rotator Cuff Repair
- Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction for Dislocation
- Shoulder Replacement for Arthritis
- SLAP (Labral Tear) Repair
- Throwing Injuries
- Shoulder Dislocation
- Shoulder Separation
- Shoulder Resurfacing and Replacement
Schedule a Consultation Today
Shoulder injuries can be debilitating, making it difficult to perform routine activities comfortably. With advanced care from the professionals at MSMI, you can get back to being your active self again. Schedule an appointment with Dr. David Burt today at 815-267-8825.
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