Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is a complicated structure as it relies heavily on muscular stabilization for support as the ligamentous structures that typically hold bones together are inadequate at the shoulder joint due to the large ball (humerus) that sits on a relatively small socket (glenoid fossa of the scapula). Couple this with the fact that the muscles that are involved in holding the shoulder in place (the rotator cuff) are anchored to a structure that is mobile and itself only held in place by musculature, it is easy to see how any disruption in this symphony of muscular stability could result in large impairments in the ability to use your arm. Symptoms of shoulder pathology include:

A careful examination of your spine along with a detailed history will help the therapist identify the source of your symptoms and you will then be educated as to the nature of your condition and the appropriate steps to attain resolution of your condition as well as prevent future difficulties.

We treat ages 8 to 100 years of age for orthopedic injuries acute, chronic, repetitive, and post surgical. Regardless of your age or type of injury physical therapy will facilitate and accelerate your recovery!