Coleen Kinen-Ferguson, Author at Dr. Wilson Shoulder Specialist

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Success Story: A Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery in the NC Triangle

Success Story: A Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery in the NC Triangle

For over 12 years, Larry Loeser suffered from mild to severe shoulder pain. During that time, he saw a couple of doctors who all recommended the same thing: eventually, he’d need a surgery to replace his deteriorating shoulder cartilage. Larry knew that he needed to hold out on having the surgery for as long as possible. Years ago, his father…

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Ask Dr. Joe: Why Do My Shoulders Hurt When I Lift Weights?

Ask Dr. Joe: Why Do My Shoulders Hurt When I Lift Weights?

If you’re a weight lifter, you know the deal: no pain, no gain. While post-lifting soreness is always to be expected, sharp shoulder pain when lifting weights is not. That’s why it’s so important to maintain proper form, take adequate rest days, and not load on the weight too quickly. Shoulder injuries are commonly the result of improper form and…

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What Is Shoulder Tendonitis? Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

What Is Shoulder Tendonitis? Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

If you’ve been suffering from shoulder pain and swelling, shoulder tendonitis may be the main culprit. It refers to the swelling and inflammation of your rotator cuff, which is largely responsible for giving your arm and shoulder a wide range of motion. There are many potential causes of shoulder tendonitis, but two main ones include overuse and acute injury. However,…

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4 Common Shoulder Injuries for Football Players (and How to Prevent Them)

4 Common Shoulder Injuries for Football Players (and How to Prevent Them)

Football is a classic American pastime that comes with its fair share of risks. Due to the high-impact nature of the sport, football players are prone to a number of injuries—especially around their shoulders. However, it’s easy to prevent injury by using proper form, wearing protective pads and a helmet, and following these common injury prevention protocols. One part of…

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