Tag: adhesive capsulitis

Frozen shoulder syndrome is more than a shoulder problem; here’s how to get the help you need.

Frozen shoulder syndrome is more than a shoulder problem; here’s how to get the help you need. You reached into a cabinet and all of a sudden you experienced a sharp pain in your shoulder.  It is quite painful, especially when reaching it and it feels stiff as well. You may have also had a stiff neck and lower back problems from time to time but they went away. You call your primary doctor who then first gives you medication and then sends you for therapy to the shoulder and tells you that you have a frozen shoulder otherwise known Read More »

Can shoulder problems make your lower back spasm in pain?

Can shoulder problems make your lower back spasm in pain? It seems like everyone has a cure or a solution to the problem of back pain, yet, the record for back pain treatment by most therapists, medical providers, and even some chiropractors sometimes is often less than desirable, failing to give us long term relief of pain. Can an underlying shoulder problem make your lower back spasm in pain? The truth about back pain is that most of the time, the back pain is merely the symptom. Why your back hurts needs to be properly diagnosed before offering an effective Read More »

If you have shoulder problems or restrictions of mobility, you will want to learn these capsule stretches

If you have shoulder problems or restrictions of mobility, you will want to learn these capsule stretches Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is just one condition that requires us to stretch a painfully shortened shoulder joint capsule. Studies in our offices show that many types of shoulder pain often involve the shoulder capsules. Since the fibers of the capsules of both the hips and the shoulder capsules run in multiple directions, the basic shoulder capsule stretches that are commonly taught may not be efficient enough to improve the condition fast enough. After discovering a problem I developed in my right Read More »