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The Benefits of Exercise on Rotator Cuff Impingement A systematic review by Kuhn in 2009 found that exercise has statistically and clinically significant effects on pain reduction and improving function. When augmented with manual therapy this improvement was further strengthened.
The term “frozen shoulder” was first introduced by Codman (1) in 1934. It is also commonly referred to as “adhesive capsulitis”. In general terms the condition means that a patient has a very stiff shoulder that may or may not be associated with significant shoulder joint pain.
The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint. It is formed from a ball on the top of your arm bone (humerus) and a shallow socket which is part of your shoulder blade (Scapula). Above the ball and socket joint, is a ligament which is attached to a bony prominence (Acromion) on your shoulder blade.
What is it? Shoulder pain can present as discomfort experienced in the joint itself, into the top of the arm or down to the elbow
Shoulder pain is an extremely common complaint among swimmers. The term ‘Swimmers Shoulder’ is a general term encompassing a spectrum of shoulder dysfunction; therefore it is important that an accurate diagnosis is given and the cause established.
Does A Painful Shoulder Require Surgery? A systematic review by Kuhn (2009), found that exercise has statistically and clinically significant effects on pain reduction and improving function. When combined with manual therapy this improvement was further strengthened.