Physical Therapy For Shoulder Pain Relief
The shoulder is the loosest joint in the body. It requires great range of motion with a degree of stability for normal functional activities.
The ligaments, muscles and tendons around the shoulder play an important role to stabilize and control purposeful movement through a complex series of biomechanical inter-related movements of the shoulder blade and collarbone.
What Are Symptoms Of Pain Causing Shoulder Conditions?
Signs and symptoms of shoulder ailments include pain, catching, weakness, dead arm feeling, pins and needles, numbness, grinding and stiffness.
These signs and symptoms can also originate from the cervical spine. This must be carefully investigated with a complete physical therapy assessment to arrive at the correct cause.
Who Can Diagnose Your Shoulder Pain?
Diagnosis is your doctor’s responsibility. Assessment and correct treatment is your physical therapist’s responsibility.
Many diagnoses are assessed and treatable, including:
- Bursitis-subacromial bursitis
- Rotator cuff tears/rupture
- Biceps tears/rupture
- Frozen shoulder/capsulitis
- Post surgical arthroscopy/shoulder replacement
- Nerve entrapment
Ready To Get Relief From Shoulder Pain Through Physical Therapy?
To schedule your first appointment call (212) 213-3480 or for more information contact us here. A personalized home exercise program will be advised and instructed. Your doctor can provide you with a prescription for our specialized services. You have the right to see any physical therapist. A referral for ankle and foot pain Physical Therapy can be obtained from your doctor. Please advise your doctor of our services.