Shoulder Impingement Treatment

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Johnny Yiu, physiotherapist, discusses treatment of shoulder impingement.

Johnny Yiu, physiotherapist, discusses treatment of shoulder impingement.

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Featuring Johnny Yiu, BHK, MPT, Physiotherapist , Marpole Physiotherapy Clinic

Duration: 1 minute

Typically, with shoulder impingement, conservative treatment is handled first, which means strengthening, mobilizing and using corrective exercises to treat the problem.

If the problem is more chronic or more severe, other tools such as an MRI or ultrasound imaging can help rule out complete tears or more severe conditions. Shoulder impingement in baseball players may come from a variety of different sources so it is very important to get it diagnosed properly from your local physiotherapist of sport med doctor.

If you have questions about shoulder impingement, contact a local physiotherapist.

Presenter: Mr. Johnny Yiu, Physiotherapist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Physiotherapist

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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