Shoulder pain can be caused by calcifications, impingement syndrome (pinching during movement) or frozen shoulder (joint inflammation). Pain and injury are common as the joint is very mobile.
Due to a very small joint contact zone shoulder muscle strength vital. Therefore, often most issues are related to uncoordinated or weak shoulder musculature. In all cases, a proper evaluation by a physiotherapist is important. Physicentrix can also help you determine if any dietary, lifestyle, training issue or otherwise may be additional factors to consider in managing your rehabilitation.
Below are some common shoulder pains and injuries that we can help manage.
Shoulder arthritis is very common as we age. Constant use over a lifetime can wear out the shoulder joints. Chances of developing arthritis increase based on overuse or previous injury. Shoulder arthritis results in pain and stiffness that limits your shoulder mobility.
Based on current research, as with all cases of arthritis, specific exercises and treatments can maintain joint flexibility, decrease pain, strengthen muscles, improve any underlying chronic issues and enhance mobility.
Consultation, treatment and advice by: Physiotherapist, Sports Massage Therapist and Naturopath