Shoulder Pain Rehabilitation & Surgery
Shoulder pain rehabilitation and surgery are two aspects of managing shoulder issues, and the approach depends on the nature and severity of the shoulder problem. Here’s a general overview:
Conservative rehabilitation for shoulder pain involves non-surgical approaches to manage and improve shoulder function. This approach is typically recommended for mild to moderate shoulder issues.
Shoulder pain surgical options are considered when conservative treatments have not provided adequate relief, and the underlying shoulder condition requires more intervention. The specific surgical procedure chosen depends on the nature and severity of the shoulder problem.
- Pain Reduction
- Improved range of motion
- Prevention of Recurrent Injuries
- Avoidance of Surgical Intervention
What is Shoulder Pain Rehabilitation & Surgery?
What is shoulder pain rehabilitation?
Shoulder pain rehabilitation involves a combination of exercises, stretches, and lifestyle modifications designed to alleviate pain, improve mobility, and prevent further injury.
How long does shoulder pain rehabilitation take?
The duration varies depending on the severity of the shoulder issue. Rehabilitation can last from weeks to months, and consistent effort is essential for optimal results.
Can I do shoulder pain rehabilitation at home?
While supervised rehabilitation with a physical therapist is beneficial, many exercises can be incorporated into a home exercise program. Consult with a professional to design a safe and effective routine.
Is rehabilitation always successful in relieving shoulder pain?
Success varies, but many individuals experience significant relief with rehabilitation. It may not be effective for all conditions, and in some cases, surgery may be necessary.
What are common types of shoulder surgery?
Common shoulder surgeries include arthroscopic procedures, rotator cuff repair, shoulder joint replacement, labral repair, and procedures addressing conditions like frozen shoulder or nerve compression.
What is the recovery time after shoulder surgery?
Recovery time varies depending on the type of surgery. It can range from several weeks to several months. Physical therapy is often a crucial part of the recovery process.
Can I resume normal activities after shoulder surgery?
The ability to resume normal activities depends on the type of surgery and individual healing. Activities are typically reintroduced gradually under the guidance of healthcare professionals.
What You Need to Know Before Your Appointment
It’s best to be prepared when coming in for your appointment and therefore we recommend bringing the following when you visit us
All Previous Investigations
This includes any X-rays, MRI, CT Scans and their reports, new as well as old
List of Your Medications
A well formed list of medications will help us decide which medications will not react with others you might be taking
Previous Surgery Documents
If you have undergone a surgery before, any documents pertaining to that time will be helpful in understand what was done at that time