Shoulder Pain | Cardin & Miller

When it comes to living a life with Shoulder pain, every person that comes to see us wants to know:

"Why is This Happening"

or

"Why, After 6 Or More Months, Am I Still Suffering From Shoulder Pain? I Don't Want To Put Up With It Anymore."

Most people imagine that when they get Shoulder pain, that the pain is going to go away by itself magically. That they will roll out of bed one morning, and it will be as if it never hurt, to begin with. But there they are 6 months later, still dealing with this same annoying pain; only it might even be worse than when it started.

Does that sound familiar?

Something else that we often see here at Cardin & Miller Physical Therapy is that someone goes to see their Doctor, the Doctor tells them to rest, and if it gets too bad, "try these painkillers," watch it and see how it goes. Then 4-6 weeks later, they are back in the same office because they are still in pain, nothing improved, only to be given more pain killers, and the possibility of shots; and the cycle continues.

Is This Something That Has Happened To You?

Perhaps you're confused? Maybe you've been told many different things by a bunch of different people. Perhaps you don't think that it's your Shoulder that’s the problem, but it's really your Neck? It's a complicated part of the body to figure what exactly the problem is, which often leads to putting off dealing with it entirely. The worst part, sometimes people decide to accept this pain as a part of life. They go on just “putting up” with the pain until they begin to notice they can’t sleep or preform what they need to do because of it.

Is that how you're feeling?

If You're Currently Struggling With Shoulder Pain, Here Are A Couple More Reasons Why It Could Be Taking Longer To Feel Better Than It Should:

  • You hoped it would magically go away without doing anything. It didn't.
  • You went to see your family Doctor who told you to try resting it and gave you a prescription for pain killers, but the pills didn't do a thing to correct the issue, and when they wore off, your Shoulder was back to being as painful as it was before.
  • Someone you trust told you that Shoulder pain is something everyone must deal with the older they get; that the pain is just a part of life, and you believed them.
  • You visited another Physical Therapist before, and what they did didn't seem to help.
  • You kept hoping that using a heating pad or an ice pack would make the pain go away, but it didn’t.
  • You decided it was a good idea to rest your Shoulder when the pain was horrible, but now it has only ended up bothering you more frequently.
  • You thought that getting massages would help, and while they helped you relax and worked out some of the tissue tightness, they didn't do anything to fix the problem long term.

If any of this sounds like what you've been experiencing – we would love to help! All you have to do is schedule a Free Phone Consulation with one of our expert Physical Therapists and have a chat to figure out how we can help you. The fact that you've tried some or all of these things before only means we know what doesn’t work. We are so much closer to figuring out what does. 

Click the button below to call us if you would like to get some expert advice.

Something else people ask us often is:

"What Can You Do To Get Rid Of This Shoulder Pain?"

Here are 4 things you CAN do:

  • First, you need to make the choice about getting help. So many people procrastinate for months at a time, hoping that the pain will just magically go away, but then, there they, are 6 months down the road still having the same pain or the pain is even worse.
  • Next, do the correct exercises. One of the most helpful things to ease the pain in your Shoulder is to do the right set of exercises, which are given to you by a Physical Therapist. These exercises will help reduce your pain and allow you to move fully and freely. They will also help make sure that the problems don't return.
  • Try not sitting or sleeping in awkward positions. Have you ever woken up with Shoulder pain? Or have you spent the day sitting, which resulted in tight Shoulders? It's because bad posture and sleeping in awkward positions can add up to terrible Shoulder pain. Getting appropriate exercises to strengthen your muscles for better posture is really helpful in the effort of getting rid of the pain. In addition to hands-on treatment, you can get you back to being healthy as quickly as possible.
  • You can get real Physical Therapy. Physical Therapy has proven to help people who suffer with Shoulder pain. As a matter of fact, at Cardin & Miller Physical Therapy, Shoulder pain is one of the most common issues we treat. If your Shoulder pain is affecting your work performance, or disrupting your sleep, or if your Shoulder pain threatens your independence and gets in the way of spending time with those you love – Physical Therapy can help you get back to doing the things you need, want, and LOVE to do AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE!

If you're interested in knowing how the team at Cardin & Miller Physical Therapy can help you live with less Shoulder pain, then we are offering you an opportunity to come in for a One on One Free Screen with one our Expert Physical Therapists at one of our clinics in Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, or Harrisburg. There are no fees, obligations, no risks, just some answers to your questions.

Our One on One Free Screen is something that is offered to people who are skeptical or uncertain about Physical Therapy. We created our One on One Free Screen for those who are unsure of Physical Therapy's benefits or if it's the right fit for them. If that sounds like you, come on in for your One on One Free Screen with one of our expert Physical Therapists to find out what's wrong and what can be done… without any risk or cost on your part.

So the next thing is:

How can deciding to come to see a Physical Therapist at Cardin & Miller Physical Therapy help you get rid of Shoulder pain?

Here are Some of things that we can do for you:

  • We can help get rid of pain and stiffness quickly! Often within a couple of visits!
  • We can figure out what is causing your problem and get to the root of your Shoulder pain for good.
  • Because we know that being in pain can really limit your energy level and the amount of sleep you can get, we can help you to get back to living with more energy and getting more restful sleep at night.
  • We will make sure your Shoulder is properly fixed and healed completely AND give you the correct set of exercises that will make your recovery process so much quicker.
  • We can help limit your need for painkillers, which are not good for your health in the long run.
  • We can cut out the need for dangerous Shoulder surgery and painful shots.
  • We can keep you from having to wait hours on end at a Doctor's office to treat your Shoulder pain.
  • We can get you back to enjoying your friends and family doing the things you need/want and LOVE to do that your Shoulder pain has limited you from doing.
  • We can help you sleep fully and soundly through the night without tossing and turning because of your Shoulder pain.

Basically, Cardin & Miller's Physical Therapy team can help you GET BACK TO LIVING YOUR LIFE free of annoying, chronic Shoulder pain.

If you are interested in the cost and the availability that we have at our clinics in Carlisle, Harrisburg, and Mechanicsburg, click below and fill out this short form.

“Hear From Happy Patients of Cardin & Miller”

Please enjoy watching stories of other people in Shoulder pain just like you who came to see the physical therapy team at Cardin & Miller - and left much healthier and happier:

Dave

Dave H.

Age 39, Carlisle

"After 12 weeks, I was back to living completely pain-free, playing with my kids, carrying an extra bag of groceries for my wife, and doing all the things I should do in my mid thirties. At this point, it was one of the best decisions I ever made"

Kathleen

Kathleen B.

Age 51, Carlisle

"I've nothing but positive things to say about Cardin and Miller. I have no pain in this shoulder whatsoever and I have full range of motion. And that was one of the most important things for me - was to know that I could then again always have use of this shoulder and strengthen this shoulder."

Google Rating
5.0
Based on 8 reviews
×