Shoulder pain can be multifactorial due to its complex anatomy. A collection of pathologies are classified as Sub-acromial pain syndrome and describes the location of your pain. These pathologies include tendon problems, positional related pain, dysfunctional movements and impingement. You expert physiotherapist will find the route of the pain and with a variety of treatment modalities will aim at getting you back in your previous level of function.
Acromioclavicular Joint pain
Acromio-Clavicular join is called the connection of your collar bone and your shoulder blade on top of the shoulder. This joint plays a major factor in normal functioning of your shoulder as it provides mobility in a three dimensional plane. Injuries to this joint may result in subluxation or dislocation and are associated with pain in movements crossing the arm and at end range. The acromio-clavicular joint can also present with a gradual development of pain without any injury. This may result because of arthritic changes that can become symptomatic. Your expert physiotherapist will aim at reducing pain and improving function with a variety of different modalities.
The stiff shoulder
Otherwise called as frozen shoulder, is a condition where the shoulder has limited movement and feels restricted and gradually becomes more limited. A true frozen shoulder has no identified causes and takes time to heal. Other pathologies may exist that can cause pain and limitation in movement. It is important to consult your expert physiotherapist in order to identify the route of your symptoms. A true frozen shoulder can be limiting in daily activities and physiotherapy can help in reducing pain and improve function until it is completely healed.
Rotator cuff related pain
Rotator cuff is called the collection of four deep muscles that surround your shoulder joint and are responsible for its stability and movement. Pain in this muscles can be a result of trauma or gradually develop as a result of overuse or degeneration. The pain is normally present with repeated activities or will present as catching pain with movement of the arm. Your expert physiotherapist will be able to help you return to your normal daily activities with a variety of treatment modalities.