Blue Ridge PT: Shoulder, elbow & wrist pain

GET A HANDLE ON WRIST, ELBOW& SHOULDER PAIN

One of the biggest concerns regarding pain in the wrist, elbow and shoulder is that it is difficult to impossible to actually allow these parts of the body time to rest. Every movement and action requires these body parts — and when the pain develops in both arms, as it often does, treating the pain becomes even more complicated. It is impossible to care for your basic needs without involving your shoulder or wrist, let alone get through a day at the office.This is why so many issues regording pain in the wrists, elbows and shoulders typically become chronic. Since it is difficult to allow these body parts time to properly rest, they continue being overused and the pain can actually worsen. Treating Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Pain Addressing the pain early on is the best way to prevent an issue from becoming chronic. Turning to medication and braces for pain management is not a long-term solution and will only push off the inevitable truth — that you need to find a solution for the problem that is causing you pain. Physical therapy is the ideal tool for support in this regard. Working with a physical therapist will provide you with an opportunity to understand what movements may be causing further discomfort, and can help you to strengthen the surrounding muscles while improving range of motion, which together will likely alleviate some of the pain associated with your injury. Don’t assume that pain in your elbows, wrists or shoulders will go away on its own. It is more common for the pain to worsen, and compensating for the pain by overusing the opposite arm can cause further injury to develop.

For support with learning how to manage the pain, and to learn exercises and techniques that can help you overcome the injury and restore proper strength and functionality to your shoulders, wrists and elbows, contact us today.

Call us today at 423-262-0020 to schedule an appointment!

DISCOVER HOW TO LIVE PAIN-FREE

Relieve Shoulder Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing shoulder pain.

WAND SHOULDER FLEXION Lyingonyourbackandholdingawand,palms facedownonbothsides, slowly raise the wand towards overhead. Repeat 3 times. Strengthens Shoulders www.simpleset.net

At Blue Ridge Physical Therapy, you will receive hands-on therapy treatments by our friendly, caring health experts during focused and individualized sessions.

It’s time to go to Blue Ridge Physical Therapy if: • You’re tired of living in pain • You want to feel better and move better • You have been in an auto accident or injured on the job • You want to prevent injury 1. Call and talk to your therapist 2. Discover why your pain has come back 3. Get your custom recovery program

CALL TODAY! (423) 262-0020

www.blueridgephysicaltherapy.com

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