Shoulder Pain Treatment London
The shoulder complex and pain arising from this is the third most common musculoskeletal reason in which people may present to their GP. Due to the complexities of the joint a physiotherapy assessment is strongly recommended to then decide the most appropriate treatment pathway. The shoulder complex is composed of a complex structure of bones and joints held together by ligaments, tendons and muscles associated also with the breastbone, neck and chest. Shoulder pain is a common complaint and can arise from any of these structures. Read our patient reviews
Physiotherapy Assessment to help diagnose your shoulder pain
A physiotherapy assessment will help to differentiate between a number of different diagnoses determining the best possible management plan. Pain within the shoulder joint can be due to a number of different mechanical faults such diagnoses may include:
- Sub acromial impingement
- Shoulder bursitis
- Labral tear
- Adhesive Capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
- Shoulder instability
- Muscular/ tendon strains (rotator cuff)
- Traumatic injury resulting in fracture
- Ligament Low to high grade sprain
- Osteoarthritis / rheumatoid arthritis
- Nerve injuries
- Neurological conditions
- Referred pain from neck.
Here at KUER Physio Harley street our physiotherapists have an abundance of experience in dealing with any presenting shoulder pain or dysfunction. Whether this is associated with a work related tension, sports injury or following surgery it is imperative to us to work together to enable a client to return to normal activity with the upmost confidence. A detailed physical examination alongside an in-depth history enable us to define underlying cause to the pain experienced. If imaging is required to establish a precise diagnosis for management then this can be arranged at time of consultation. Our main aim is to address and treat the underlying cause through a graded programme which will be addressed initially to help assist in return to normal activity in a timely manner.
A physiotherapy assessment will help to differentiate between a number of different diagnoses determining the best possible management plan.