AOPT Health Blog
Shoulder Pain
How Can AOPT Help Your Upper Extremity Pain?
Patient Functional Outcomes Shoulder pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions treated by a physical therapist. Nearly 40% of people will experience shoulder pain at some point in their lifetime. The shoulder is a complex joint and physical therapists are experts in the evaluation and treatment of shoulder pain. Research has shown that...
Shoulder Labrum Tears
Shoulder labrum tears can often be the cause of an unstable shoulder. The labrum is a cartilage ring that surrounds the shoulder joint forming the capsule or “socket” portion of the joint. Injuries to this structure can either be caused by some sort of trauma or by tearing due to repetitive motions. Cause There are...
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder pain is one of the most common physical ailments people complain of. The shoulder joint is very complex and is made up of many different structures. This allows the joint to have a wide range of motions but, also makes it susceptible to many different injuries – one of the most common being impingement...