Treating Shoulder Pain at Osteopathy Bern
Did you know that over 30% of the Swiss Population suffers from pain limited mobility in their shoulder?
Shoulder pain is common in workers beyond the age of 50 and is often associated with occupations or day-to-day activities overloading the shoulder.
It is characterised by stiffness, loss of mobility and pain in the shoulder joint.
Shoulder pain is very common and depending on the cause, it can be self-limiting and/or aided with manual therapy such as Osteopathy. However, if you are experiencing pain for over 2 weeks and/or night pain, it is advised to consult a GP.
Some common causes of Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Pain
- Muscle or ligament strain due to overuse most commonly (e.g.overhead activities)
- Discs issues causing pain in the shoulder
- Local or generall swelling due to other underlying pathologies
- Previous/current local injuries
- Overuse over time
How Osteopathie Bern helps You
At Osteopathy Bern our first goal is to help you gain a better understanding of your symptoms in order to come up with an individual treatment plan for you. We use a variety of manual techniques to soften affected soft tissues (muscles, tendons, connective tissue) and we aim to help you maintain mobility by mobilising affected joints and surrounding structures. Furthermore, life style advice will be given so that you know some tools for how to cope in day-to-day life.
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