The shoulder is a complex joint with equally varied problems effecting it. This means making a diagnosis and deciding treatment may be difficult even for experienced practitioners.
The most important first step is to establish what the problem is and you may wish to seek the advice of a shoulder specialist to establish the diagnosis before pursuing treatment.
The following section gives information on a number of common shoulder problems and complaints:
Acromio-Clavicular Joint (ACJ) arthritis and degeneration.
Acromio-Clavicular Joint (ACJ) injury.
Biceps - proximal LHB rupture
Frozen shoulder, Adhesive Capsulitis and Intrinsic Capsular Stiffness (ICS).
Shoulder sub-acromial Impingement.
Partial Articular Sided Tendon Avulsions (PASTA).
Pec Major / Pectoralis Major Tear or Rupture.
Rotator Cuff Tears.
Shoulder Instability and dislocations.
Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior (SLAP) tear.
Shoulder / Glenohumeral arthritis.