Shoulder Pain and its Treatment

Shoulder Pain and its Treatment

Different causes of Shoulder pain

Shoulder Pain is most usually caused by an injury to the shoulder’s muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This discomfort can also originate in the cervical spine and spread from the neck down into the arm.

The acromioclavicular and glenohumeral joints are the two primary joints in the shoulder. The mobility of the shoulder is controlled by five primary muscles in the shoulder joint. The subscapularis and biceps muscles are involved in the front portion of the shoulder. The supraspinatus muscles are involved in the top portion of the shoulder. And the infraspinatus and teres minor muscles are involved in the back position. These shoulder muscles combine to form a thick cuff that is important in stabilizing the shoulder as well as rotating and elevating the arm.

Common causes of Shoulder Pain:

Squeezing of the bursa position above the supraspinatus tendon and below the acromion occurs when the arm is elevated. Bursitis is a frequent cause of shoulder pain and is often associated with impingement syndrome. Overuse of this bursa will frequently result in discomfort.

Biceps tendinitis is an injury to the region where the biceps muscle connects to the front of the shoulder. Tendinitis of the biceps is frequently caused by rotator cuff tendinitis. The rotator cuff tear is a typical source of shoulder pain. The supraspinatus muscle experiences the most tears, which can be full or partial. Complete tendon rips normally need surgery, although minor tears can be managed conservatively with rehabilitation.

A labrum is a band of tissue that surrounds the glenoid rim and serves to hold the head of the humerus in place within the shoulder joint. Labral tears are frequently linked with substantial shoulder disease. The slap tear and the Bankart lesion are two of the most prevalent forms of labral injuries.

The slap tear usually occurs at the insertion of the biceps tendon on the labrum.

Finally, the Bankart lesion arises when a person endures a shoulder dislocation that destroys the labrum.

The therapy for shoulder pain is entirely dependent on the cause of the problem. You should seek medical help if you are unclear about the reason for your shoulder discomfort or if you do not know the precise therapy suggestion for your problem.

Our physiotherapy clinic is outfitted with cutting-edge equipment such as extracorporeal shock wave (ECSW), high-intensity class 4 laser, super inductive system (SIS), cryo-compression, cryo-air, targeted radiofrequency (TR-therapy), and a combo machine.


First and foremost, our professional physiotherapist will do a thorough examination of your ailment in order to provide an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan.

The therapy then begins with the primary goal of providing you with pain relief. We have the most up-to-date devices for pain alleviation, such as Cryo-air, Cryo-compression, or heat therapy, among others.

Our Sports Physiotherapist uses a variety of manual approaches to treat your ailment, including:

Myofascial release (MFR) treatment- our manual therapist does Myofascial release on the pectoral, scapula, armpit, and rear of the shoulder.

Manual shoulder manipulation and mobilization comprise glenohumeral and sternoclavicular joint mobilization, AP and inferior glides, joint oscillation, and movement with mobilization methods.

Kinesio tape will support the shoulder muscles and avoid additional damage. In addition, it alleviates discomfort.

Dry needling- this procedure is performed by our skilled dry needling practitioner to alleviate muscle spasms and soreness.

Cupping treatment- we have a sports physiotherapist on staff who has been practicing this method for many years and can conduct both dry and wet cupping.

To recover joint mobility, the physiotherapist performs passive stretching on the muscles around the shoulder joint as well as capsular stretching.

Strengthening exercises- Our sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapists will build a strengthening exercise program that is unique to your condition and effective.

Exercising to improve posture.

Extracorporeal shock wave treatment, high-intensity class 4 laser treatment, and other cutting-edge technology are available.

Home exercise recommendations include pendulum exercises, active stretching, towel exercises, and isometric workouts, among others.

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