Rotator Cuff Injury | Symptoms & Treatments

Rotator cuff impingement syndrome, aka: ‘A rotator cuff injury’ is a very common shoulder injury. Your shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint that is moved and controlled by four muscles known as the rotator sleeve. The subscapularis, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres minor are your little rotator sleeve muscles that balance out and control your shoulder development on your shoulder bone (scapula).

As the name suggests, the rotator sleeve muscles are in charge of the shoulder pivot and form a sleeve around the humerus’ leader (shoulder ball). Overcoming this injury can take many months, and treatment should always be performed by a leading Sydney chiropractor.

Rotator Cuff Symptoms:

There are numerous symptoms of a rotator cuff injury, but the most common ones include:

  • Shoulder pain that occurs when lying on your side
  • Shoulder pain that occurs at rest
  • Shoulder pain that occurs when your arm is at your side or raised above your head
  • Shoulder weakness
  • A clicking sound when you move your shoulder

Rotator Cuff Treatment:

Depending upon the harm’s seriousness, treatment will fluctuate. On the off chance that you are encountering shoulder torment, it’s vital that you have an exam performed by an accomplished doctor subsequent to your rotator sleeve is vital for control and steadiness of the shoulder. While some rotator cuff shoulder injuries are treated with rest, others may require surgery or other forms of palliative care. Researchers have concluded that there are essentially 6 stages that need to be covered to effectively rehabilitate these injuries and prevent a recurrence.

  • Regain Full Range of Motion
  • Restore Scapular Control
  • Restore Normal Neck-Scapulo-Thoracic-Shoulder Function
  • Restore Rotator Cuff Strength
  • Restore High Speed, Power, Proprioception & Agility
  • Return to Sport or Work

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