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Upper Limb Injuries and Conditions

The upper limbs comprise of your hands, arms and shoulders. These three main body parts are used constantly in our everyday lives for all manner of things ranging from simple tasks from lifting a pencil or keeping you balanced as you walk/run. Due to their versatility, the upper limbs of the body experience much wear …

Shoulder Pain. Getting back on track.

Now with a diagnosis and a strategy plan, we will implement different techniques to increase your movement and reduce tightness to get you ‘sliding and gliding’ again. Passive Treatments Called passive because the aim is to have you in a relaxed position, allowing the therapist to make changes with their hands. As movement can be painful …

Shoulder Pain. The first steps to combat pain

As we spoke about throughout our blog series on shoulder pain in part one (here) and two (here), getting a thorough assessment and diagnosis is key to getting your shoulder working and pain free. So here’s what you can expect from your first appointment at PhysioCare. When you arrive will be greeted with a friendly smile …

Shoulder Pain. What can go wrong?

Why can’t I slide and glide? Most likely it is one of these two things that is causing your shoulder pain. As complicated as the shoulder can be, you can keep it simple by breaking it down into two straightforward things. Either the problem is the part that moves the shoulder (contractile structures) or the …

Shoulder Pain? Here’s (probably) why

If you are one of the many people who get sharp pains when lifting your arm up over your head, you may think it is just a weakness or instability. It is a bit more complicated than that. So let me break it down. How does it work? The shoulder is a fascinating joint. It …