Conditions We Treat
Conditions of the Shoulder

Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder Impingementis a common condition characterized by the compression or irritation of structures within the shoulder joint, most commonly the rotator cuff tendons and the subacromial bursa. This compression occurs when the space between the upper arm bone (humerus) and the acromion (a bony projection of the shoulder blade) narrows, often due to repetitive overhead movements or poor posture. Symptoms of shoulder impingement include pain, weakness, and limited range of motion in the shoulder.

How we treat Shoulder Impingement at STRONG.

At STRONG., we recommend seeking help through physiotherapy or chiropractic as a first step. Treatments are individualized to your needs and preferences but typical sessions may include exercise or rehabilitation focusing on the upper back and shoulder, tissue release of tight muscles, joint mobilization/manipulation, or acupuncture. As your pain subsides, working with a personal trainer on upper back strength and mobility can often be helpful as a second step.

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