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Don’t ignore shoulder pain in NYC contact Bodhizone. Let our highly qualified, and experienced Physical Therapists diagnose your shoulder pain and give you the treatment you need. We have 4 locations across NYC (Astoria, Bayside, Grand Central and The Hamptons) as well as offering home care visits.
The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. It is made up of a unique ball-and-socket joint with three main bones namely the humerus, the clavicle, and the scapula.
The shoulder has a wide and versatile range of motion.
Why Does My Shoulder Crack and Pop?
Exercise for Stability and strength, flexibility and Manual therapy for Range of Motion, Physical agents, electrotherapeutics, Ultrasound, and Laser for pain, just to name a few.
Massage, exercise, posture, and therapeutic exercise.
Depends on what the injury is. A minor sprain or strain may last 7-10 days, an ACL tear can last up to a full year.
Uses multiple modalities to treat pain, ROM, strength, and function
Usually, exercises below the level of the shoulder are tolerated first. Rows, curls, and tricep extension as well as internal and external rotation.
There are a few types of shoulder impingements and are all treated slightly differently from a primary or secondary impingement to an internal impingement.
Yes, but the amount of weight and technique are everything. Start light and perfect technique is a must. Start with below the shoulder exercise first as it’s safer.
Repetitive strain injuries that happen over time. Infection and inflammatory disorders like frozen shoulder.
Anything traumatic should be evaluated by a professional but if the pain is not going away within one week and possibly getting worse it’s time to get an examination and treatment plan from a physical therapist.
Electric Stimulation, Ice, anti-inflammatories, and gentle ROM
It can be a sign of repetitive strain injury but also a diaphragm, spleen, or heart attack depending on what shoulder.
Pain with movement above the shoulder or with compression to the joint.
A lack of full ROM secondary to joint degradation, cracking or grinding with a range.
Cartilage is so worn down that bone is on the bone without any fluid or cushioning. The next step is joint replacement
A lack of full ROM secondary to joint degradation, cracking or grinding with a range that has eroded the joint space over time
This is similar to the feeling of osteoarthritis with an enhanced systemic inflammatory response usually affecting other joints.
If not from trauma, The top three reasons are rotator cuff injuries, bicep tendon injury, or labral tears
This can be related to a herniated disc in the neck or cervical spine
We use anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen, naproxen sodium but and MD may prescribe toroidal a behind-the-counter product with a prescription needed.
Work on the major muscles. Traps, biceps, triceps, rotator cuff tendons, and the deltoid muscle
If after acute trauma use ice. After 4-8 hrs start using heat. When sore go with ice but other than that use heat for enhanced Blood flow.
Strengthen the rotator cuff
The above questions and answers are for information only. If you are suffering from shoulder pain, book an appointment at one of our NYC centers or a home health care visit and get a proper examination and medical diagnosis. Bodhizone will then set up a treatment plan and advise you on the best way forward and the proper exercises for your specific condition.
Bodhizone Physical Therapy and Wellness was created at the onset of the new millennium in order to bridge the gap between strength and conditioning and rehabilitation. We have 4 clinics in New York (Grand Central, Astoria, Bayside & The Hamptons) and provide care to everyone at a level that Olympic athletes receive. The services we offer are physical therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, yoga, massage, and more.
If you’re looking to build yourself up as an athlete, why not take personal training from us? Where better to train than a place that has built up professional athletes to the highest degree.
Bodhizone offers effective, non-invasive Physical Therapy for shoulder pain relief and increased shoulder mobility in 4 locations in the New York Metropolitan area:
If you’re looking for a service we can provide for you and you’re in New York, then please contact us on 212-529-5700. Or you can fill in your details on our contact page and we will get back to you.