Shoulder Injuries

Most patients with shoulder discomfort complain of pain, joint stiffness or instability (clicking). These can be caused by a variety of reasons, for example, 

  • Muscle strains

  • Tendinopathy

  • Arthritis

  • joint instability

  • Hypermobility

  • ligament sprains and tears

Shoulder pain is particularly common among the working population, racket sports players, and throwing sports players. It is unique to each individual but often has common causes, such as rotator cuff weakness or poor sitting posture. 

Our physiotherapists will assess your shoulder and provide treatments for immediate relief including mobilization, soft tissue release, and acupuncture. Additionally, they will tailor an individualized home exercise routine to relieve your pain. This will include exercise tips and tricks to help you manage your pain in the long term and a step-by-step explanation of how you can return to your daily routine or resume doing sports.

COMMON SHOULDER CONDITIONS WE TREAT

  • Rotator cuff tears

  • Rotator cuff tendinopathy

  • Shoulder Impingement syndrome

  • Subacromial bursitis

  • Subcoracoid bursitis

  • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)

  • Biceps tendinopathy

  • Shoulder arthritis (including OA, RA and other arthritis)

  • Shoulder subluxation/Shoulder dislocation (instability)

  • SLAP tear

  • Biceps muscle tear

  • Triceps muscle tear

  • Clavicle fracture

 

SHOULDER PAIN ASSESSMENT

  • Shoulder assessment (e.g. range of motion, power, motor control test, etc)

  • Postural assessment

  • Sports technique assessment

  • Activity-modification advice specified for your conditions

  • Education on your condition

 

SHOULDER PAIN TREATMENTS

  • Manual therapy (e.g. mobilisation, soft tissue release, etc)

  • Individualized exercise program for strengthening, flexibility, and motor control

  • Dry needling/ Acupuncture (if applicable)

  • Ongoing review and retesting objective measures and movement pattern

  • Advice on return to norm or return to sports

  • Education and advice on an injury prevention strategy

Want to know more?

To find out more about our knee pain rehabilitation services, drop us an email at appt@sportsnadspinal.hk or call us at  +852 2530 0073.

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