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 Treatments for a Rotator Cuff Injury

 Treatments for a Rotator Cuff Injury

Your rotator cuff consists of four muscles that hold your shoulder joint in its socket. Tearing your rotator cuff leads to pain and a limited range of motion in your shoulder. It’s possible to partially or fully tear your rotator cuff. A partial tear is less painful than a full tear, but they both need to be treated by an experienced physiotherapist.

You may have a rotator cuff tear if you notice pain in your shoulder and other signs, including:

Sensitivity when you put pressure on your arm, like weight from sleeping on your side
A crunching sound while moving your arm
Muscle swelling and weakness
Increased pain when lifting your arm
Pain that gets worse over time

What Are the Treatment Options for a Torn Rotator Cuff?

At Don Kelly Physiotherapy & Acupuncture, your torn rotator cuff treatment is custom-designed for you. Your injury will be assess to find the best treatment options. A holistic approach to rotator cuff tear recovery addresses the pain and limitations of your injury often without surgery. Non-surgical treatments are always the first option and may include:

Physical therapy to rebuild your muscle strength and range of motion
Dry needling to stimulate your body to produce natural pain-relieving chemicals
Home exercises to speed up the healing process

To select the best treatment, Don Kelly needs to know if your shoulder injury happened suddenly or if the damage occurred over years. Non-surgical solutions are successful in about 80 percent of rotator cuff tears. Rest, while refraining from the activities that caused the tear, are the most helpful steps you can take for your torn rotator cuff.

At Don Kelly Physiotherapy and Acupuncture, is confident to help you overcome the pain of a rotator cuff tear and resume your regular activities as quickly as possible.

If you’re looking for the top physiotherapist in Limerick and Charleville, look no further than Don Kelly Physiotherapy and Acupuncture. We provide the highest level of treatment and therapy care for back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, foot and nakle pain, sports injuries and chronic pains.

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