Shoulders, Arms & Elbow

Common Symptoms
  • Tingles or pins and needles in arms/hands

  • Pain through specific movements

  • Restricted range of motion through joint

  • Clicking or crunching on movement through joint

  • Weakness in arm

  • Favouring of opposite arm

  • Poor posture/rounded shoulders

Treatment
Upper Limbs
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Your initial session will involve;

  • Subjective Assessment | A discussion about the forms you completed prior to your appointment.  Getting to understand you, your lifestyle, and what is going on for you right now.  Letting us know about previous sporting or lifestyle injuries, will help us understand the origins of the discomfort.  

  • Goal Setting | Together we will set goals to move you from what you are currently experiencing to where you want to be.  Bringing you the joy and adventure of anything you may be missing out on due to discomfort or pain. 

  • Objective Assessment | A physical examination of your whole body.  We will be looking at your shoulders, neck, and upper back specifically, but we will also look at your hips and pelvis for contributing factors. 

  • Treatment After a full assessment your treatment may consist of a blend of the following techniques;

    • Myofascia release & soft tissue palpation to;

      • scapular and upper back

      • lower back

      • upper & lower arm

      • Myofascia release & soft tissue palpation to the pectorals (upper chest)

      • Upper arm, lower arm & hand

    • Active massage techniques 

    • Dry needling  or cupping to release tight trigger points

    • Personalised exercise & treatment program

Subsequent remedial massage/myotherapy treatments will involve a follow-up objective assessment to see how your body has adapted to the treatment and any exercises you were prescribed. Your treatment will be adapted accordingly. 

At your re-exam, we will again complete a full objective assessment and compare your progress to the goals we discussed at your initial session. 

We can help provide back pain relief, headache relief, and rehabilitation from soft tissue injuries with a thorough assessment and treatment plan.  Our goal is to help you Live Your Best Life - pain free!