Physiotherapy for the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
You have pain in the shoulder, the elbow or the wrist? Physiotherapy can help you in your healing process.
Whether following a trauma or related to work or activities, pain to the upper limb can be of various natures and presents itself with many symptoms.
Common diagnosis include :
- Capsulitis (ex : frozen shoulder)
- Rotator cuff tear
- Shoulder calcification
- Impingment syndrome
- Epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
- De Quervain’s tendinopathy
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
Pilates on apparatus develops the body uniformly, corrects bad postures, reestablishes physical vitality, fortifies the mind and cheers up.
At Inspiration, the Pilates principle teaching the shoulder blade placement and stabilization of the shoulder girdle is important for all upper limb problems.
WHOEVER YOU ARE, BE PHYSIO!
Yes, physiotherapy can help. Since infiltrations most often improve the situation on the short-term, it is preferable to evaluate the global condition of the shoulder to address the physical problems which could be implicated. Physiotherapy can then help you improve the mobility, the flexibility, the strength and the biomechanics of the shoulder complex, which help reduce the risks of recurrence.
Many treatment tools can be used in physiotherapy to treat epicondylitis. First of all, we will determine the problems to address following an evaluation of your condition. All the postural and ergonomic problems will be addressed with specific exercises to your situation to improve the mobility, the flexibility, the strength and the endurance of muscles. Furthermore, the Pilates method is renowned to improve posture. We will also use muscle relaxation techniques and manual therapy to reduce the pain associated to epicondylitis.
Yes, physiotherapy can help for carpal tunnel pain. We use muscle relaxation techniques and manual therapy to improve the mobility and flexibility of the affected wrist. In addition, at the initial evaluation, the professional will determine the origin of the problem and the specific exercises necessary to improve the situation and therefore reduce pain.
WERE YOU INJURED IN A ROAD ACCIDENT?
If you have accident injuries, the SAAQ may reimburse your physiotherapy treatments.
«Physical fitness is the first
requisite to happiness.»
– Joseph Pilates –