Shoulder Pain Specialist

Integrated Pain Management

Shawn Roofian, MD

Pain Management Physician located in Beverly Hills, CA, & Tarzana, CA

The intricate design of your shoulder allows for a wide range of motion but also leaves it vulnerable to injury and pain. At Integrated Pain Management in California, Shawn Roofian, MD is a talented physician providing the Beverly Hills, Tarzana, and Chula Vista communities with shoulder pain diagnosis and treatment. To reduce your pain and restore your shoulder movement, call Integrated Pain Management or schedule an appointment online today.

Shoulder Pain Q & A

What is shoulder pain?

Your shoulder is made up of many different muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones, which allow for a wide range of motion. Any of these bones or soft tissues can be the cause of your shoulder pain.

Dr. Roofian offers a variety of treatment solutions designed to treat your temporary or chronic shoulder pain at its source.

What causes shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain is typically the result of one of three primary conditions:

Arthritis

The most common type of arthritis that produces shoulder pain is osteoarthritis. This degenerative condition develops slowly and is due to natural wear and tear, overuse from sports or physical activities, or an injury.

Injured tendons

Tendons connect your muscles to your bones. When a tendon is damaged, it’s usually due to overuse. Other tendon conditions include tendonitis, which occurs when the tendon slowly wears down, and tendon tears, which are often the result of a sudden injury that rips the tissue in two.

Referred pain

Referred pain in your shoulder originates in another part of your body. The source of your pain might be a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, or degenerative disc disease in your cervical (neck) or upper spine.

This type of pain is usually constant — neither increasing nor decreasing with movement — compared to arthritis or tendon injuries, which tend to worsen with motion.

How is shoulder pain treated?

Dr. Roofian offers a wide range of surgical and nonsurgical treatments for shoulder pain. Initial therapies to relieve your pain might include physical therapy to help rebuild the muscles and tendons or steroid injections to help decrease inflammation. Dr. Roofian might also suggest electric stimulation, a therapy clinically proven to manage chronic pain.

For more complicated shoulder injuries, Dr. Roofian might recommend:

  • Joint replacement: replacing a degenerated shoulder joint
  • Manipulation: gently moving your shoulder while it’s under anesthesia
  • Arthroscopic capsular release: a small incision is made to remove scar tissue

With shoulder pain that isn’t responsive to nonsurgical treatments, Dr. Roofian may suggest a surgical option like spinal fusion. While spinal fusion is an effective treatment because it secures vertebrae in place, it can require a lengthy recovery.

If you’re experiencing shoulder pain or reduced range of motion, call Integrated Pain Management or schedule an appointment online today.

What we offer

Our Services

PRP Stem Cell Theraphy

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an innovative regenerative therapy that leverages the growth factors in your blood to heal your body.

Headache

Besides treating headache,
Dr. Roofian specializes in treating cervicogenic headaches, a head pain that originates in the neck.

Shoulder Pain

Dr. Roofian offers a variety of treatment solutions designed to treat your temporary or chronic shoulder pain at its source.

Herniated Disk

Dr. Roofian performs a physical exam, evaluates your symptoms & may recommend a digital imaging scan to rule out conditions.

IV Ketamine Infusion Treatment

Dr. Roofian designs individualized treatment protocols based on the nature of your pain and your responsiveness to initial sessions.

Knee Pain

Dr. Roofian is a pain management specialist offering knee pain treatments for men and women of all ages in Beverly Hills, Tarzana, and Chula Vista, California.

Lower Back Pain

Dr. Roofian reviews your personal and family medical history, discusses your pain, and performs a physical examination to reach an accurate diagnosis.

Pain Management on Lien

Dr. Roofian offers healthcare services for personal or workers compensation cases on a lien. If you’ve sustained a personal or work-related injury.

Shawn Roofian, MD, Beverly Hills, CA
Phone (appointments): 310-926-4922 | Phone (general inquiries): 310-926-4922
Address: 8500 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 105, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Shawn Roofian, MD, Tarzana, CA
Phone (appointments): 310-926-4922 | Phone (general inquiries): 310-926-4922
Address: 5620 Wilbur Avenue, Suite 305, Tarzana, CA 91356

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