Shoulder and arm pain reaching: A Neuromuscular Therapy point of view

Arm pain, Bursitis, Muscle information, Neuromuscular therapy, Repetitive strain, Rotator cuff, Shoulder pain, Surgery, Tendonitis

As a Neuromuscular Therapist practicing in the Boston area for nineteen years, how do I think about the causes of pain in the shoulder and arm when patients lift their arms or reach for something? With everyone on computers now, it is a common problem to have a work station that is too high and […]

June 23, 2009

Acute shoulder and arm pain: A Neuromuscular Therapy point of view

Arm pain, Neuromuscular therapy, Rotator cuff, Shoulder pain

In the case of Chad S., his shoulder pain pattern sounded to me like an impingement of the supraspinatus tendon caused by tight rotator cuff muscles combined with Trigger Points from those muscles. Impingement often has a throbbing or stabbing sensation with movement.   Trigger Points are strong from all of the rotator cuff muscles, radiating into many […]

March 28, 2009