Shoulder Pain affects a significant amount of activities in our day. Our shoulders are used in daily activity, self care, occupational activity, and recreational activity. In addition to pain, several Shoulder Conditions affect range of motion & strength; therefore, it is important for patients to understand what they can do for themselves to quickly resolve these shoulder problems. Most commonly, many people suffer injuries to the Rotator Cuff, whether it is the tendon, ligament, or capsule. However, in understanding how the pain is going to respond, we can teach patients what they can begin to do at home to quickly recover from these injuries.
Other Shoulder injuries we commonly see are: frozen shoulder, shoulder impingement, tendinitis, bursitis, and post surgical therapy. Degenerative Conditions affect the shoulder producing inflammation to the joint and surrounding tissues. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, arthritis is described as inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues. People suffering from arthritis display characteristics of pain, swelling and limited movement in the joints.
Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative joint disease. It is the most common type of arthritis. Osteoarthritis commonly affects, the hips, shoulder, knees, ankles, and wrists. Osteoarthritis is defined by changes in the bony structure of the joint or symptoms of pain, swelling, or stiffness in the joints.
The Back & Joint Rehab Center provides services from those who suffer from osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease). Comprehensive rehabilitative treatment plans are offered for people who have lost the ability to perform day to day tasks, suffer from pain, joint stiffness, or trouble walking.