Author: Dr. Chris O'Grady

Top 5 Exercises and Stretches to Relieve Shoulder Pain

If you are currently experiencing shoulder pain, starting a shoulder strength and flexibility program may help reduce or eliminate your discomfort. We have assembled below a list of the top five strength and flexibility exercises you can perform at home to help combat shoulder pain.

Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?

Shoulder pain can be caused by disease, chronic overuse, or acute injury, so shoulder pain can appear immediately or progress gradually over time. There are a number of treatment options for shoulder pain, so it is highly advisable to seek medical treatment if you experience pain or discomfort that lasts for more than a few days and is not alleviated by home remedies, like rest, ice and massage.

3 Common Shoulder Sport Injuries

As an athlete or the parent of an athlete, it is very important to understand the signs and symptoms of common shoulder injuries so you can be on the lookout for them. Three of the injuries most commonly seen in athletes are: SLAP Tear, Shoulder Instability, and Rotator Cuff Injury.

4 Most Common Categories Causing Shoulder Pain

Shoulder conditions frequently fall into one of four categories: inflammation, instability, arthritis, and fractures and dislocations.

Shoulder Pain Frequently Asked Questions

To empower patients to better understand their body and know when it is necessary to seek treatment, we’ve outlined some of the most common questions we receive from patients below.