Tag: Frozen shoulder

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 »

Shoulder and neck pain, why joint capsules are an often overlooked cause of chronic upper body pain.

  Shoulder and neck pain, why joint capsules are an often overlooked cause of chronic upper body pain. Shoulder and neck pain as well as elbow and wrist complaints are more common than most people believe, with patients often not getting the relief they want or deserve. A diagnosis such as shoulder tendonosis, tendonitis, shoulder impingement or torticollis is not descriptive enough for other healthcare providers to fully understand why you are in pain. Often, these terms lead to the use of a drug or a therapy that cannot work because the problem was never fully understood by the treating Read More »