Shoulder

Burners and Stingers

What are Burners?

Burners, also called stingers, are injuries to the nerve roots of the brachial plexus that result in a warm stinging sensation that can radiate from the shoulder to the hand.

Why choose Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists?

The shoulder doctors at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists have the training, expertise, and experience to assess, diagnose, and treat your injury or condition individually to your needs.

See a Specialist

To learn more about the treatment options available for burners and stingers, please request an appointment online, or call 888-660-2663.

Make an Appointment

Appointment Resources

Once you have scheduled your appointment with one of our shoulder doctors, please use the link below to obtain our new patient forms and browse through our tips and preparation suggestions for your appointment. 

Preparing for My Appointment & New Patient Forms