Why do you need physical therapy for shoulder pain?
Your physical wellness is everything to you. This is why it is said that health is wealth. There can be any kind of pain or physical problems and you are supposed to take care of it at the earliest. It is easier to get rid of a problem in its easier stage. If you procrastinate then it may turn into more severe problem, cost you more money, time and inconvenience away from the things you enjoy most.
Shoulder pain and neck pain problems
• Many people suffer from shoulder pain for some reason or other. Among various causes of this pain, poor sitting posture could be one of the major reasons. Various traumas like falls or auto accidents can also cause this pain for obvious reasons. Sometimes this pain may occur for no specific reason (insidious onset). Common shoulder pain conditions treated successfully with physical therapy includes frozen shoulder, shoulder fracture, rotator cuff tendinitis, etc.
• If you develop shoulder pain due to any accident or fall, then you should immediately seek medical attention. In case, you are suffering from this pain for 2 weeks or more then call your local physical therapist. Proper evaluation and treatment which is specifically directed to you, your stage of healing and your goals is critical in helping you return to normal activities with minimal cost and time. Googling exercises without proper assessment leads many people down the wrong path of wasted time and then the symptoms actually worsen. When this happens, the recovery process become longer and more costly. Get ahead of shoulder pain with proper assessment and guidance from your physical therapist.
• Neck pain problems are similar to shoulder pain. Shooting pains, stiffness and tingling are all common symptoms. Different approaches are taken to cure this pain in different cases. Guided movement therapy or common stretching is known to be helpful in general cases. Physical therapists are the best trained medical professionals to assess and treat shoulder and neck pain.