Shoulder Pain Physio


About Shoulder Pain Physiotherapy:

Shoulder pain is an extremely common complaint, and there are many common causes of this problem.

Shoulder pain often stems from issues like rotator cuff injuries or frozen shoulder, and can be effectively addressed through physiotherapy, which may include exercises, stretches, and manual therapy to improve flexibility, strength, and overall shoulder function while reducing pain and promoting recovery.

It is important to make an accurate diagnosis before an appropriate treatment can be directed at the cause. Each condition with the shoulder normally requires a different treatment plan and so a thorough assessment is recommended.

Shoulder Pain


Shoulder pain can result from various issues such as:

  • rotator cuff injuries
  • tendonitis
  • bursitis
  • frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
  • strains and sprains


Individuals with shoulder pain may experience one or more of the following, depending on the underlying cause:

  • stiffness
  • limited range of motion
  • weakness
  • swelling
  • sharp pain

Physiotherapy and Shoulder Pain

Assessment: A physiotherapist will conduct a thorough assessment to identify the specific cause of shoulder pain and tailor a treatment plan accordingly.

Pain Management: Modalities like ice, heat, or dry needling may be used to manage pain and inflammation.

Exercise Program: Targeted exercises are prescribed to improve strength, flexibility, and range of motion in the shoulder. This may include stretching, resistance training, and functional movements.

Manual Therapy: Hands-on techniques such as massage, joint mobilizations, and soft tissue manipulation can help relieve muscle tension, improve joint mobility, and reduce pain.

Posture and Ergonomics: Physiotherapists provide guidance on maintaining proper posture and ergonomics to prevent further strain on the shoulder.

Home Exercise Program: Patients are often given exercises to perform at home to complement in-clinic sessions, promoting consistency and progress.

Patient Education: Physiotherapists educate patients on their condition, self-management strategies, and techniques to prevent future injuries.

Progress Monitoring: Regular assessments allow the physiotherapist to track progress and adjust the treatment plan as needed.

Health on Grange Physiotherapy aims to reduce shoulder pain, allowing individuals to regain function and resume daily activities.

Through targeted exercises and manual therapy, our aim is to help restore and enhance shoulder mobility and prevent future injuries through education.

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