How do you treat bursitis of the shoulder?

How do you treat bursitis of the shoulder? Bursitis of the shoulder is best treated by physical therapy focusing on posterior capsular stretching, rotator cuff strengthening, and periscapular stabilization. Oftentimes, a steroid injection into the subacromial space of...

Why does my scapula hurt?

Why does my scapula hurt? Your scapula likely hurts because your scapular biomechanics are off, which is causing abnormal movements, which can cause pain.  As an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs, Colorado, I frequently treat people who have pain in and around...

What happens if Morton’s neuroma goes untreated?

What happens if a Morton’s neuroma goes untreated? If a Morton’s neuroma goes untreated it will likely continue to cause you pain, which could get worse, and could cause permanent sensory nerve damage to your toes. That being said, many get better without...

How do you relieve pain from IT band?

How do you relieve pain from IT band? You can relieve your IT band pain through a combination of activity modification, anti-inflammatories and icing. Most of those with IT band pain are runners, so changing your shoes if you have over 500 miles on them, and...

Do heel spurs go away?

Do heel spurs go away? No, heel spurs generally don’t ever go away. A heel spur is a bony extension that has formed on the bottom of your heel bone called the calcaneus. It is almost always caused by plantar fasciitis. The real treatment is to treat your plantar...