How much of your shoulder pain/stiffness is coming your thoracic spine or ribs? Have a read of this article about limited thoracic/rib mobility and how this impacts the shoulder – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20140154
Not all symptoms are a result of the local area being the cause of the dysfunction or pain. Talk to our physiotherapists about “referred pain” and getting to the root of the underlying issue.
That pain you have been dealing with for months behind your knee which is not settling with knee treatment, may however, be coming from your lower back!
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