Help for shoulder pain
Painful shoulder conditions that limit movement are very common, and are caused by injuries affecting the shoulder joint, muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage. As the shoulder has a high degree of flexibility, it is therefore less stable, and more prone to injuries than other joints of the body.
Since the nerves that supply the shoulder and arm originate from the neck and upper spine, conditions such as Vertebral Dysfunction commonly contribute to pain in the shoulder.
Physiotherapists can assist with the following shoulder
- Chronic shoulder pain and stiffness
- Shoulder muscle spasm and tension
- Rotator cuff disorders such as tears and strains
- Frozen shoulder
- Arthritis of the shoulder
Diagnosis and causes of
Shoulder pain – physiotherapy treatment
Your physiotherapist will be able to assist you with suitable shoulder range of motion exercises, and shoulder strengthening and rehabilitation exercises during your recovery.