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SHOULDER INJURIES

More about shoulder pain

The ‘shoulder complex’ is actually made up of 4 joints, the most well know of which, the shoulder is known as the Gleno-humeral joint. This joint is the most mobile, yet unstable joint in the body. The shoulder joints rely on a complex, synchronised pattern of muscle and joint interaction to maintain stability and function of the whole arm. This excessive mobility is its main weakness, causing it to become easily injured through trauma or overuse.

Injuries are often associated with certain ‘overhead’ sports such as swimming or tennis, where a large degree of shoulder flexibility is required, along with repetitive and large movements. Here are some of the most common shoulder injuries we treat successfully at goPhysio;

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Ligament sprains i.e. AC joint sprain
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Rotator cuff injuries and tendonopathies
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Sub-acromial Pain syndrome (SAPS) i.e. sub-acromial impingement
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Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis
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Muscle and ligament tears
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Tendon problems such as biceps tendonopathy
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Shoulder dislocation or subluxations
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Fractures of the humerus or collar bone

Why choose goPhysio?

Don’t just take our word for it, we have hundreds of happy patients willing to share their thoughts on their goPhysio experiences. You can read more reviews here.

Used goPhysio for the first time for a long standing shoulder injury. Quick and efficient in getting an appointment and then have had friendly and skilled advice and physio. Supported by an online report incorporating exercises to do at home, my perception after only one session is totally positive and I’d recommend goPhysio without question.

– C. Hedges

I had a physio appointment with Hugo following an operation for a fractured shoulder. I found Hugo to be very knowledgeable and experienced. He also was very helpful because he not only sent me physio exercises but also Pilates routines that I could do without harming my shoulder. The handouts that were sent were very professional and in a variety of formats. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend goPhysio.

– J. Crummey

HOW WE CAN HELP

We always start by carrying out a thorough assessment to find out exactly what’s going on with your shoulder.

Once this is established, you’ll start a comprehensive rehabilitation programme. This may be a combination of hands on treatments such as soft tissue work, taping, trigger point release, mobilisations or acupuncture and a big focus on exercises to regain strength, flexibility and endurance in your shoulder.

A crucial part of recovery from a shoulder injury is making sure all the joints and muscles are working well together, a key part in preventing any future problems

f you’re suffering with shoulder or arm pain and it’s stopping you doing what you love or being as active as you need to be, our team can help you. We offer a range of services from our clinic in Chandlers Ford, which can help identify & resolve your shoulder or arm problems and also address the prevention of such injuries.

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To start your road to recovery, contact us to book your appointment. Call 023 8025 3317 or book your appointment online.

FAQs

I am getting pain down my arm, is that from my shoulder?
It’s more likely that pain going down your arm is originating from your neck, but an assessment will easily identify this.

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