Do you have discomfort in your shoulder? Here's some important information you should know.
Shoulder pain can be a debilitating condition that can severely impact daily life. It’s easy to underestimate how much we need our shoulders until they become injured or painful. If you’re experiencing shoulder pain, you’re not alone. It’s a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide.
Common causes of shoulder pain
Causes of shoulder pain can be caused by a variety of factors, including injury, overuse, and underlying medical conditions. Some common causes of shoulder pain include:
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Frozen shoulder
- Dislocated shoulder
- Fractured bone
Symptoms of shoulder pain
Shoulder pain can present itself in many different ways, depending on the underlying cause. Some common symptoms of shoulder pain include:
- Pain or discomfort when moving the shoulder
- Limited range of motion in the shoulder
- Stiffness in the shoulder joint
- Swelling or inflammation in the shoulder area
- Weakness in the arm or shoulder
Treatment for shoulder pain
If you’re experiencing shoulder pain, Health Collab is here to help. Our experienced team of medical professionals can help diagnose the cause of your pain and develop a customized treatment plan to alleviate your symptoms and get you back to feeling your best.
The treatment for shoulder pain will depend on the underlying cause of the pain. In some cases, rest and ice may be enough to alleviate symptoms. In other cases, more advanced treatment options may be necessary. At Health Collab, our practitioners take a comprehensive approach to treating shoulder pain. We start by examining the painful area and related areas, such as the neck, upper back, and ribs, which are often associated with shoulder pain. Then, we develop a personalised treatment plan that may include:
- Manual therapy techniques, such as massage or mobilisation
- Exercise rehabilitation to improve function and reduce pain
- Education on posture and ergonomics
- Modalities such as shockwave or dry needling
We can help you!
Our goal is to help you get back to your normal activities as quickly and safely as possible. If you’re experiencing shoulder pain, don’t hesitate to contact one of our practitioners with any questions you may have. Or speak to one of our friendly receptionists on 8781 4288 to schedule an appointment today.
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