PTs control pain and swelling through massage, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation. They increase strength and range of motion with exercise, agility and endurance-building activities. Proprioception training teaches position control of the injured joint. OTs help patients with shoulder pain achieve scapular control, appropriate movement patterns, and sufficient levels of strength and stamina for activities of daily life.
A rotator cuff tear can result in nearly constant shoulder pain, even at night! Click over to this infographic about orthopedic care in Marietta to read more facts about rotator cuff tears and other common causes of shoulder pain.
Many swimmers have missed time in the water due to some type of shoulder injury, whether minor or severe. Some shoulders are too tight and others aren’t strong or stable enough. Swimmers need shoulders that have: