Shoulder pain is any pain in or around the shoulder joint associated with or without restricted movement.




Frozen shoulder, which occurs when the muscles, tendons, and ligaments inside the shoulder become stiff, making movement difficult and painful

Arthritis in the shoulder joint

Bursitis, which is inflammation of a fluid-filled sac (bursa) that normally protects the joint and helps it move smoothly

Broken shoulder bone

Dislocation of the shoulder

Shoulder separation

Overuse or injury of nearby tendons, such as the bicep muscles of the arms

Tears of the rotator cuff tendons

Poor shoulder posture and mechanics



Difficulties in shoulder movement especially put on t-shirt or vest, back scratch or hair combing

Unable to weight liftin

How We Treat

Joint Mobilization, Therapeutic exercise, Electrotherapy

Home Advice


stay active and gently move your shoulder

stand up straight with your shoulders down and gently back

sit with a cushion behind your lower back

rest your arm on a cushion in your lap

use pain relief so you can keep moving – try painkillers like paracetamol and ibuprofen, and heat or cold packs

Do not

do not completely stop using your shoulder – this can stop it getting better

do not do things that seem to make it worse

do not make up your own strenuous exercises or use heavy gym equipment

do not slouch when sitting – do not roll your shoulders or bring your neck forward