Treatments & Procedures

Treatments and procedures for shoulder pain and stiffness

At Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, we are dedicated to providing you with an individualized treatment and rehabilitation plan to help get you back to your normal activities.

Medications

The primary medications used to treat shoulder pain are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and corticosteroids. Patients should talk to their doctors before taking any medication.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy involves exercise and other treatments designed to reduce pain and make everyday activities easier to perform.

Surgery

The variety of surgical treatments for shoulder conditions range from resurfacing bone to a total replacement of the shoulder joint. The goal of shoulder surgery is to reduce pain and restore mobility.

Let Fountain Valley connect you with a physician

Call ​(855) 226-3744 or use our Find A Physician tool to be connected to an orthopedic specialist who can answer your questions. You can also read more about diseases and conditions in our Health Library.