Shoulder Popping

Many of Miracle Rehab patients seek physical therapy due to shoulder pain and popping while lifting arm. Shoulder stiffness, aches, and injuries are the third most common muscle and joint issue people visit their doctors for, so it's essential to take them seriously.

It's a common problem since the shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body and prone to injuries.

While in some cases, shoulder popping when lifting an arm is entirely benign, if there is pain involved, it is a cause of concern.

There are multiple potential reasons for the pain, from simple things such as poor posture or uncomfortable matters to severe health conditions and injuries.

Let's look into shoulder pain and popping when lifting an arm, the leading causes, how it should be treated, and when to see a specialist such as a physical therapist.

Physical Therapy vs Physiotherapy

There are ongoing questions and queries among patients regarding the physiotherapy vs. physical therapy debate.

And it’s no surprise because these two therapy types are quite similar and can confuse many. Especially when researching different websites, books, or journals.

People often use the terms as synonyms though and, in many cases, it ends up being just fine for their purposes.

However, even though physiotherapy and physical therapy overlap in many aspects, there are several differences.

Pelvic Floor Therapy

In recent years there's been more information and attention to the health of the pelvic floor. And it's a great step forward as pelvic floor health supports many other bodily functions and a person's overall health.

The pelvic floor muscles attach to the pelvis, tailbone, and sacrum and support the reproductive and urinary tract, helps control bladder and bowel function.

Shoulder Pain

Almost a quarter of American adults experience shoulder pain constantly. It's caused by various disorders: bad posture, lack of movement or too much physical strain. 

Unfortunately, untreated shoulder pain can then lead to neck pain, difficulty breathing and general discomfort that hinders everyday life. 

Shoulder physical therapy and physical therapy exercises for shoulder pain are the best ways to address and overcome the issue.

What Is One-On-One Physical Therapy

For years many health centers and clinics offered group physical therapy sessions as a standard for patient care.

During such sessions, two or more patients are treated by one therapist who splits their time between them. It means that the individual patient gets only a tiny fraction of the therapist's time. 

It clearly isn't the optimal approach for the best results. Fortunately, this model is becoming less popular these days, and more clinics now focus on one-on-one physical therapy, which is more patient-focused.

One-on-one physical therapy session offers the best individual care and attention as well as many other benefits. 

Let's dive deeper into one-on-one physical therapy and its benefits.

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