The shoulder and hip joints are similar in that they are girdle joints ie. they connect the limb to the torso. In this way they are very similar however, their structure and biomechanics differ greatly. Understanding these similarities and differences in the anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder and hip joints is an important factor in addressing pain and/or dysfunction presenting in these areas.
In conjunction with manual therapy, rehabilitation exercises is a vital component in the treatment of shoulder and hip complaints to ensure long lasting relief and prevention of future relapses.
If you would like to know more about how we can help you with pain relief for your shoulder pain or hip pain, please book an appointment online or call us to arrange an appointment.