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Common Causes of Shoulder Pain & Where to Find Treatment in NYC

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The causes of shoulder pain are numerous and varied, and can result from a number of different conditions as well as from shoulder injuries. Traumatic falls during winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding are some common causes of shoulder pain during the winter season, but they’re certainly not the only ones. The shoulder is subject to a massive amount of use, and pain often arises due to overuse or…

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A Simple Guide to Shoulder Arthritis

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National Arthritis Awareness Month is a time designated to raising the profile of a disease that affects more than 50 million Americans. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the U.S., affecting one in five adults. In this simple guide, Francis Mendoza, M.D., a NYC-based orthopaedic shoulder surgeon specializing in the treatment of shoulder arthritis and elbow and shoulder injuries, explains shoulder arthritis symptoms, causes, treatments and more.   What is Shoulder Arthritis?…

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