Shoulder Pain After a Fall

Injuries happen every day; some more severe than others. But even a “simple fall” can result in serious injury.

One of the most common but often more injuries you can sustain after a fall is to the shoulder. That’s because the shoulder is made up of a complex system of muscles, bones, and ligaments that work together for optimal function.

Here are some common outcomes that could occur when you injure your shoulder as a result of a fall, as well as treatments you can seek to help you heal.


Shoulder pain can reduce the functionality of your shoulder as well as your quality of life. If you have fallen and now are suffering from shoulder pain, it’s essential to seek the help of a medical professional, particularly an orthopedic – the medical specialist who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing injuries and conditions of the musculoskeletal system. If you should suffer a shoulder injury as the result of a fall, your orthopedist may recommend the following treatments:

Don’t “fall” for just anyone to treat your shoulder or any orthopedic pain. If you are searching for an experienced medical team to help with your orthopedic needs, Tarpon Orthopedics is the one for you. Our specialists can help diagnose your condition and guide you on what you can do to improve your health. Call 972-596-1059 today to make an appointment.

Crystal Vera

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