Whether you’re scratching your back, or tossing a football, your shoulder and arm are fully engaged. Your shoulder and arms are connected by a collection of joints, tendons, and muscles that allows for a wide range of motion and function. Conditions like shoulder bursitis, which is caused by an inflamed bursa in the shoulder can sometimes affect the arm as well.
Your function can be limited by many different things, including night pain, numbness and tingling or swelling at the shoulder or elbow.
Common Arm and shoulder conditions include::
If you are suffering from any of the above conditions, visit your nearest Orthology clinic and speak with one of their shoulder treatment therapist.
Orthology’s comprehensive approach consists of nonsurgical treatment for Arm and shoulder injuries, like shoulder bursitis or tennis elbow. Orthology physical therapist use treatments that relieve pain, promote healing and prevent future injuries. Their arm and shoulder specialist, excel in customized injury rehabilitation and treatment solutions that are designed to increase your strength, restore your range of motion and alleviate pain.
Treating a shoulder or arm injury begins with gaining a thorough understanding of the source of your pain. And developing a personalized treatment plan for getting you back to doing what you love. Trying to return to athletic activities? No problem. Orthology sports medicine specialist can provide you with an accurate time-frame for your return.
Because they employ a hands-on approach to physical therapy and begin treating your injuries at your very first appointment, you should begin to feel relief or increased function after your first visit. You can also expect to experience improved performance out of your shoulder or arm.
From your first visit, an Orthology physical therapist will conduct a comprehensive medical assessment to determine your physical history and lifestyle factors.(such as the type of injury, age, sport, and other needs). With this information, the Orthology team is able to develop a custom care plan that fits your goals. Expect that your care will take anywhere from 4 to 8 visits and you will leave our offices with the resources you need to help prevent further issues.
Orthology physical therapist work one-on-one with every patient to ensure their treatment goals are met. Therapy programs are continually reassessed to monitor changes and improvements in your condition. In addition to intensive hands-on treatment received in their practices, they integrate these therapeutic techniques into your daily life and provide you with a roadmap to follow for optimal recovery.
If you have questions about your first appointment and what you will need to plan for it, visit our first appointments page for information on how to prepare your upcoming physical therapy appointment. First appointment with Orthology? Click here
Results may vary with age, gender, and severity of injury or condition.