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Understanding shoulder pain

Understanding general shoulder pain

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Shoulder pain is a common issue that can arise from various causes such as injurymuscle strains, overuse, or joint instability.

 

It's a problem that can significantly affect daily activities, making simple tasks like reaching overhead or behind your back painful and challenging.

 

For many adults, particularly those with active lifestyles or physically demanding jobs, shoulder pain can be a source of constant frustration.

 

While conventional medical treatments often focus on symptom management with medications or exercises, they sometimes fail to provide lasting relief.

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Home remedies for shoulder pain

Treating shoulder pain at home

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Gentle Stretching

Physiotherapists can provide a list of gentle targeted exercises that are designed to try and keep the shoulder as mobile as possible. To get the best from these, sufferers should make sure they carry out the stretches regularly as directed, but they may not fully restore shoulder mobility even if followed properly.

Heat Application

Applying heat - maybe using a wheat bag or a sticky heat patch - can provide temporary comfort but doesn't resolve the underlying stiffness.

 

Medication
Offers short-term relief but doesn't aid in restoring movement. Some doctors will use steroid injections, which can help in some cases but have the side effect of damaging the surrounding tendons, possibly leading to problems further down the line. Interesting, HRT (if the sufferer is going through the peri-menopause or menopause) can help in some cases. 

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Embracing professional care for recovery

Reaching out for professional help for shoulder pain is easy

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If you’re struggling with the limitations of shoulder pain, professional intervention and help can offer a more effective solution.

Manual therapy as practised by a therapist like me can be extremely effective in both aiding movement and reducing discomfort. 

 

My skills as a RAPID NeuroFascial Reset therapist and a BTEC Level 5 Soft tissue therapist mean that I can help with a wide range of shoulder issues.

So if you're tired of being in pain, or struggling with restricted shoulder mobility or shoulder pain, it's time to get in touch and book your appointment today so that you can start getting back to living!

I know it's difficult to know who to trust.
So here's what my clients say about me.

I had contacted Melody because I had neck pain then had appointment, we discuss all details where my necks have started hurt.. then she gave my neck a deep muscle massage and in end it was worth and my neck isn’t in pain anymore!

Highly recommending Melody!

Satisfied client Gemma Head

Melody was fantastic with me.

 

As an equestrian I have a few injuries over the years and melony managed to release alot of tention and pain from an old injury.

 

Definitely recommend and sure I will be back for another treatment soon

Satisfied client Becky Ford

Fantastic treatment, really targeted my problem in a way other professionals have not and achieved much more success too.

 

Melody is very knowledgeable and her customer service is excellent.

 

Highly recommended.

Satisfied client Jo Glynn

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