Shoulder pain therapy in Fort Lauderdale can help evaluate and treat a shoulder injury. The initial evaluation will be a thorough assessment about the nature of your pain. A goniometer may be used to measure shoulder motion, range of motion and strength of the shoulder.
Causes of Shoulder Pain
There are a number of conditions that can cause shoulder pain. The most common cause is a rotator cuff injury. A rotator cuff injury can be due to tendinitis, bursitis or tears. Other causes of shoulder pain include a pinched nerve, frozen shoulder or a dislocated shoulder. Most people will incur some type of shoulder pain in their lifetime. And with age, the soft tissues around the shoulder can degenerate and cause pain. Any type of shoulder injury will typically cause a lot of pain.
Shoulder Pain Therapy in Fort Lauderdale
Specials tests are done to determine which structure is causing the pain. Shoulder pain therapy in Fort Lauderdale uses different treatments and modalities to treat shoulder conditions. Exercises generally consist of active shoulder motion, passive range of motion, using shoulder pulleys, shoulder scapular stabilization and rotator cuff strengthening.
Our aim is to fix problems such as stiffness and weakness. Shoulder Pain Therapy in Fort Lauderdale also includes retraining the movements or activities related to your sport, work or everyday activities that were aggravating your shoulder so that, wherever possible, you can get back to what you were doing.