Frozen Shoulder In-Clinic Therapy

For frozen shoulder, at your first visit to physical therapy, you will undergo a full evaluation to assess your shoulder range of motion and strength. Your therapist will create a program of therapeutic exercises and stretching to address any areas of deficit.

A normal physical therapy session for frozen shoulder may look like the following:

    • 10’ moist heat pack application for shoulder joint and musculature warm up
    • Shoulder,

Beverly Waddell Recovers from Frozen Shoulder

Beverly Waddell is a patient at our Shelbyville clinic.  She was officially diagnosed with frozen shoulder.  It occurred as she was trying to get down on her hands and knees, and unfortunately, she slipped while getting down.  She fell directly on her shoulder, jamming it into the ground.  She dealt with the pain for about 4-6 months,

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder, technically known as adhesive capsulitis, occurs secondary to inflammation and thickening of the fibrous joint capsule of the glenohumeral joint. The glenohumeral joint includes the head of the humerus and the concave glenoid fossa of the scapula.  The inflammation and thickening of the glenohumeral capsule causes it to adhere down to the humeral head,

Osteoarthritis At-Home Therapy

Osteoarthritis is an inflammation in the joints that can cause swelling, pain, and stiffness. It can affect one or more joints at a time. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage of a joint begins to breakdown over the years and causes bone on bone friction in the joint. Physical Therapy is a good way to begin treatment of Arthritis to learn the proper stretches and techniques of strengthening exercises to avoid further injury or irritation.