Shoulder pain is common in community. In younger people, pain is more likely to be due to an accident or injury. However as you age natural wear and tear occurs in the shoulder joint and the rotator cuff tendon. This may become persistently painful over time.
Pain and stiffness Numbness or tingling Clicking and grating noises Dizziness and blackouts Muscle spasms Other symptoms: Tired, feel rather down or low in mood
Worry or stress Sleeping awkwardly An accident, which can cause whiplash A sprain or a strain
Low back Pain
About 80% adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days. In a large survey, more than 25% adults reported experiencing low back pain during the past 3 months.
**Physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions that, by using evidence-based kinesiology, electrotherapy, shockwave modality, exercise prescription, joint mobilization and health education, treats conditions such as chronic or acute pain, soft tissue injuries, cartilage damage, arthritis, gait disorders and physical impairments typically of musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, neurological and endocrinological origins
Osteopathy is a drug-free, non-invasive manual therapy that aims to improve health across all body systems by manipulating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework.
Massage therapy uses a variety of techniques to manipulate joints and soft tissue to improve body’s overall health. Massage increases the body’s supply of oxygen and nutrients to muscles, which help release waste from the muscle tissue. Massage also accelerates body’s own natural ability to heal itself.
Herbal Medicine Treatments
Herbal medicine is the use of plants and plant extracts to treat disease. Many modern drugs were originally extracted from plant sources, even if they’re now made synthetically. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history, and such traditional medicine is still widely practiced today. Modern medicine makes use of many plant-derived compounds as the basis for evidence-based pharmaceutical drugs.
Dry needling, also known as myofascial trigger point dry needling, is an alternative medicine technique similar to acupuncture.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
The word “chiropractic” means “to be done by hand.” Chiropractors use adjustments to restore joint function and support the nervous system.
**“Bone-setting” is a type of traditional manipulative therapy utilized by Chinese Medicine Practitioners in Hong Kong.
Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body, to various depths.