Injection for Shoulder Pain


When there is a pain in the shoulder, it often affects the joints that combine tendons with muscles. And the pain goes all through the range of the motion in the arm. You need to immediately consult with the doctor if the pain occurs or persists on the shoulder, especially in the joints.

An injection is the best alternative method to relieve shoulder pain and reduce inflammation in specific areas of the body. Injection for shoulder pain is monitored under the highly qualified pain specialist doctor that helps you achieve long-lasting relief and perform activities like before.

Injection – one of the best non-surgical treatment options

Injection for shoulder pain is considered one of the best methods of the non-surgical treatment process. However, after a complete physical examination and diagnosis, your doctor recommends injections. You need to discuss your medical (if any) that helps in understanding your condition and use the appropriate technique. Injection for shoulder pain is also one of the combinations of the treatment procedures if over-the-counter medicines fail to relieve the shoulder pain.

Type of Injection for Shoulder Pain

The injection is the widely used non-surgical therapy for musculoskeletal pain including, the shoulder and joints. The pain management specialist and a doctor is involved for the procedure to be more effective to yield desirable results.

Steroid injections are widely used injections use to counter pain in the shoulder. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), and Nerve Block are also injected for shoulder pain.

Steroid Shot Injections

Steroid injections help in decreasing the pain, restores movement, and often reduces inflammation on joints. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory, an effective recovery process that rapidly relieves pain, preserves the joint structure, and increases functionality. Steroid injections help in treating a variety of shoulder conditions such as frozen shoulders, rotary cuff injuries, degenerative or inflammatory arthritis, etc.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection

PRP injection is found to be the most significant healing therapy for should pain. The procedure involves using the blood plasma with concentrated platelets that are injected into the shoulder joints. The PRP stimulates tissue repair, increases new blood vessels, and accelerates the recovery process.

Nerve Block Injection

Nerve Block Injection for shoulder pain is a method of generating local anesthesia that blocks the nerves and helps to prevent or control pain. It is a safe and effective treatment for chronic shoulder pain in arthritis.

Conditions of Shoulder Treated Using Injection

Injection for the shoulder pain is the most significant in treating inflammatory arthritis. The injection therapy is also done for the conditions such as:

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotary Cuff Injuries & Tear
  • Shoulder Tendonitis/Bursitis
  • Biceps Tendonitis

Request a consultation at Alleviate Pain Clinic

At Alleviate Pain Clinic, you will find advanced non-surgical treatment therapies. Discussing with the doctor for injection for shoulder pain will make you understand the potential risks and complications. Before taking the injection shots, your doctor will also make you prepare for the treatment injection therapy.

We have qualified and experienced doctors of placing the injection needles on the right area of the shoulder position.