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Shoulder Pain

What is Shoulder Pain?

It is a common pain area in the body which can be felt in front of the shoulder, tip of the shoulder and back of the shoulder. It can also occur at rest or with movement.

Can physiotherapy help people with shoulder pain?

Yes. Researchers have reported that managing your shoulder pain with physiotherapy is usually successful.

What are the causes of shoulder pain?

  • Rotator cuff injuries

  • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)

  • Bone fractures

  • Shoulder impingement syndrome

  • Shoulder dislocation

  • Shoulder instability

  • SLAP tear

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Inflammation of the shoulder capsule

  • Inflamed shoulder bursa

  • Neck and upper back problems

  • Injury to the axillary nerve

  • Referred pain from body organs like the heart and abdomen

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