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Case 13: Chronic shoulder tightness


Age

mid 40

Gender

male

Occupation

trading company

Symptom(s) & the cause

tight shoulder for more than 30 years(!), also requires to improve his posture, especially for his "O shaped legs.

Examination

AROM shoulder test Abduction, flexion limited range of motion with great pain. The movement quality is poor. O shape legs apparently visible. Posture analysis reveals his head tilt forward, arms length different (below picture), hyperlordisis in lower back, and weak stomach muscle.

Treatment received

stretch & massage the shortening muscles group, balance the muscle tone, fix the whole body alignment as the pelvis was significantly twisted. Here is the result of one 90 minutes treatment.




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