Rotator Cuff Injury

Treating a rotator cuff injury with physical therapy

January 11th, 2019

The rotator cuff is the part of your shoulder that, as you guessed it, is responsible for rotation. It is made up of muscles, ligaments and tendons that work together to connect the arm to the rest of your body and move your arm.  With full range of motion, you can lift your arm straight…

Diagnosing Shoulder Pain

What you need to know about shoulder pain diagnosis

January 8th, 2019

You’ve probably heard someone say, “You’ve got a lot on your shoulders.” We use this phrase to talk about burdens because your shoulders play a large role in carrying heavy things. Because your shoulders are an important part of many tasks, it’s important to take care of them when they’re hurt. Shoulder pain comes in…

Shoulder Pain

Treatments for shoulder pain in Kalamazoo, MI

December 19th, 2018

You’re bound to experience shoulder pain at some point in your life. Usually, it’s not much to worry about. You can develop shoulder pain from sleeping on it in the wrong way or from overdoing it during physical activity.  Cases of minor shoulder pain can benefit from a few days of rest and home treatments,…