Imagine not being able to serve a tennis ball, swing a golf club, make a free throw or pass the football for the winning touchdown. You won’t have to use much imagination to envision these scenarios if you’re currently crippled by shoulder pain. Shoulder pain problems, such as rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder, and osteoarthritis of the shoulder joint, can place drastic limits on your life. Fortunately, physical therapy can provide non-surgical pain relief for shoulder problems, and you can enjoy this pain relief by calling our clinic today and enlisting the aid of our physical therapist.
The human shoulder is remarkably flexible, thanks to a complex arrangement of soft tissues, bones, cartilage and friction-reducing sacs known as “bursae.” But when any of the delicate components in your shoulder fails, the entire area may exhibit excruciating pain. Three causes of shoulder pain are especially commonplace:
Physical therapy can help relieve your pain and improve shoulder function, in many cases allowing you to avoid surgery. Our physical therapist will evaluate your current range of motion, pain patterns, medical records and lifestyle habits to determine the best physical therapy approach for your condition. Our physical therapist’s recommendations and treatments may include exercises preceded by moist heat (which boosts circulation, eases inflammation and loosens tight muscles). Your physical therapy exercise program might include:
If your shoulder simply isn’t letting you pursue the life you want, discover for yourself how physical therapy can help cast those limits aside. Contact ProMotion Rehab at one of our two locations in Lake City and Florence, SC to schedule an appointment today!