Chirurgische Praxis Alstertal Heegbarg 14 22391 Hamburg Tel: +49 (0) 40 602 30 06

Shoulder pain – Muscular impingement

Hand Surgery and Surgical Practice Alstertal  Germany Hamburg Poppenbuettel – Tel: +49-(0)40 -602 30 06


Usually caused by aging structures during human livespan, painful restriction of movement in the shoulder. Cartilage layers decreasing and loose smooth surface, adhesions of the muscles by chronic irritation. Sometimes muscular ruptures of the supraspinatus muscle are caused by trauma.

Therapeutic options

Physiotherapy and medication. In chronic cases surgical procedure.

Operative procedures

In general anesthesia, arthroscopic joint cleaning, cartilage smoothing and freshening. If applicable widening of the subacromial space and/or muscle reunification

whats next

Mostly no  immobilization. But: Shoulder needs time. Almost always is Physiotherapy necessary. The durance of Rehabilitation, even after a successful OP can last 1-3 month.


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  • Dr. med. Stefan Peters
    Trauma Surgery
    General Surgeon

    Dr. med. Stephan Berg
    General Surgeon
    Trauma Surgery

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