Experts in Shoulder Care

At Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, the Coast’s most trusted orthopedic practice, our specialty-trained doctors dedicated to providing world-class care for a variety of shoulder injuries and conditions.

Whether your shoulder pain reminds you of the no-hitter you pitched months ago, or you’ve lost your zeal for “the wave”– don’t let shoulder pain keep you from cheering on your home team.

At Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, our fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons focus on reducing pain and increasing range of motion caused by shoulder conditions or injuries.  Our shoulder experts deliver a full spectrum of high-quality, comprehensive care in a compassionate atmosphere; from leading imaging technology and diagnosis expertise to determining a course of therapy tailored to your specific shoulder condition that allows you to stay pain-free for years to come.

If your condition or injury is sports-related, our specialists have dedicated experience in sports medicine treatments and techniques, so you can finally fine-tune that swing or throw the perfect curveball – pain-free.

When It’s Time to Seek Shoulder Care

When you first notice shoulder pain, muscle weakness or changes in sensation – don’t wait to seek care. Taking action as soon as possible can reduce the risk of increased pain or decreased range of motion and prevent your shoulder condition from worsening. The board-certified medical providers at Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists offer both surgical and non-surgical solutions to treat conditions and injuries of the shoulder, some with the following common symptoms:

  • Aching pain
  • Discomfort that travels down into the elbow
  • Lingering sports-related problems, such as stiffness
  • Muscle weakness in the arm, elbow, or hand
  • Severe shoulder pain
  • Swelling around the shoulder joint
  • Tenderness
  • Tingling

The Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists shoulder physicians provide treatment options for both highly complex and common shoulder joint problems and injuries, including the following conditions:

  • Bankart tear
  • Bursitis
  • Calcific tendonitis (rotator cuff calcium deposits)
  • Cartilage degeneration
  • Clavicle fracture
  • Dislocation
  • Fracture
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Labral tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Subacromial bursitis
  • Tendon issues

Experience World-Class Shoulder Care at Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists

The shoulder experts at Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists believe in open communication and partner with patients throughout the care journey; from listening to symptoms and helping patients understand their diagnosis to discussing customized treatment options, providing expertise and answering questions each step of the way.

We are committed to pursuing the least invasive or non-operative pain-relieving therapies, such as physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications or injections. When a surgical approach is necessary to restore function, the surgeons at Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists have the extensive training and utilize leading technologies required to perform even highly complex shoulder procedures.

In addition, if a rehabilitation program is recommended as part of your care, all five Bienville Orthpaedic Specialists locations offer physical therapy services, making it even easier to get back to your daily life.

Don’t let shoulder pain keep you from your favorite activities. Make an appointment with one of our experienced shoulder surgeons today.