Weakness or pain in the shoulder signifies that there is an underlying problem that needs to be addressed. Shoulder injuries can seriously limit enjoyment of many activities and even make sleeping difficult . Our medical and physical therapy staff specializes in using diagnostic ultrasound to identify underlying shoulder pathology and deliver cutting edge treatments to get you a full and speedy recovery .
When the protective cushion within our shoulder called a Bursa becomes inflamed, swelling and pinching of nearby muscles and nerves can cause shoulder pain that worsens while lifting overhead
Tears to the muscles that support the shoulders can lead to instability and muscle spasms around the area. Most tears do not require surgery and a full recovery is possible with the right care.
Poor posture and mechanics of the shoulder cause constant stress to the muscles of the shoulders. Painful scar tissue and toxins can build up within the muscles the shoulder, limiting range of motion and causing chronic inflammation.
Over time, shoulder joints lose lubricating fluid that protects the joints from rubbing together. As the joint dries out, friction causes cartilage to wear away and bones to rub together. Chronic inflammation, swelling and pain occurs for hundreds of thousands of people each year who experience this painful condition.