What Is Holding Back Your Recovery? Likely Scar Tissue Build Up

Posted by on 9/4/2017 to Shoulder Pain
What Is Holding Back Your Recovery? Likely Scar Tissue Build Up
Many individuals focus on suppression of pain symptoms versus a focus on actual healing of injured tissues (which is the source of the pain to begin with).

Arnica - Topical Application Helpful for Knee Osteoarthritis Sufferers

Posted by on 8/2/2017 to Shoulder Pain
Arnica - Topical Application Helpful for Knee Osteoarthritis Sufferers
The study performed by Western Ontario and McMaster Universities in Canada showed topical Arnica applications should be a consideration for those suffering from Knee Osteoarthritis.

A Relatively Unknown Natural Anti-Inflammatory - Gamma Linolenic Acid

Posted by on 7/9/2017 to Shoulder Pain
A Relatively Unknown Natural Anti-Inflammatory - Gamma Linolenic Acid
One of the more natural ways to control inflammation associated with chronic ailments such Frozen Shoulder and Shoulder Arthritis is with Gamma Lineolic Acid

Clinical Effectiveness of Kinesiological Taping for Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Posted by on 7/7/2017 to Shoulder Pain
Clinical Effectiveness of Kinesiological Taping for Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
For those seeking short term relief from the pain associated with Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, the use of support tape would be recommended as this research concluded.

Managing A Separated Shoulder - Dislocation

Posted by on 5/7/2017 to Shoulder Pain
Managing A Separated Shoulder - Dislocation
Non surgical management may be preferred initially, but surgical repair may be warranted for those whom fail conservative care or require extreme usage of the upper extremity.

Shoulder Injury Overcompensation

Posted by on 5/4/2017 to Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Injury Overcompensation
When you injure your shoulder, you will naturally do everything you can to "protect" it. This inevitably leads to more stress on the opposite shoulder. It is critical to focus on upper body health in general when contending with a shoulder injury.

Shoulder (Subacromial) Bursitis

Posted by on 4/29/2017 to Shoulder Pain
Shoulder (Subacromial) Bursitis
A question we are often asked...what exactly does bursitis of the shoulder involve?

Well to begin, A bursa is a sac of synovial fluid, rich in protein and collagen, that acts as a cushion to protect soft tissue, such as tendons, ligaments and muscle, from friction and excess pressure. We have over 150 bursae (plural for bursa) in our bodies with most of them located in our joints.

Skeletal Anatomy of The Shoulder

Posted by on 4/12/2017 to Shoulder Pain
Skeletal Anatomy of The Shoulder
The shoulder has an incredible range of motion, but this means that it is also very prone to injury. The shoulder can easily slip out of alignment by a few millimeters, become weak due to regular wear and tear, or become completely dislocated during a fall.

The Three Grades of Deltoid Muscle Strains

Posted by on 4/1/2017 to Shoulder Pain
The Three Grades of Deltoid Muscle Strains
The treatment for a deltoid muscle strain will vary based on the grade of strain along with the individual's daily routine and activities. It is critical to tailor treatments based on the individual needs of the person suffering the injury. There are however, some standard approaches that envelope the entire spectrum - which includes cold compression therapy and diamtheric treatments designed to stimulate blood flow to injured tissues.

Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery and Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Posted by on 3/26/2017 to Shoulder Surgery
Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery and Post-Operative Rehabilitation
Rotator cuff surgery is generally not considered until all conservative treatment options have been exhausted. Or there is a complete tear in one or more of the muscles comprising of the rotator cuff. Unless it is a highly severe or complete tear, doctors, orthopedic specialists and physical therapists will advise that you try at least 6 or more months of conservative therapy with no sign of improvement before surgery will even be considered.