Anatomy of the Shoulder

By Ehren Allen, PT, Certified Manual Therapist

Anatomy of the Shoulder Joint

By: Ehren Allen, PT, Certified Manual Therapist

JOI Shoulder Pain

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The shoulder is a complex structure made of three separate joints. They work together to give the shoulder a tremendous range of motion. Let’s take a closer look at the main parts of the shoulder’s anatomy.

JOI Rehab Has 11 Clinics That Treat Shoulder Pain

JOI Rehab clinicians typically concentrate on range-of-motion with active and passive mobility exercises when treating patients for shoulder pain.

Joint mobilization, which is a hands-on technique to improve mobility of the joints, is another way to treat pain in the shoulder. In some cases, patients will undergo strength training as a way to treat their shoulder pain. Lastly, electrical modalities such as ultrasound and E-Stim (electric stimulation) may be used to remedy the pain.

For more information about shoulder exercises, go to: https://www.joionline.net/library/show/thumbs_up_shoulder_exercises/

 

If you are interested in scheduling an appointment at JOI Rehab for physical therapy, call (904) 858-7045

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