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Physical Therapists can treat a variety of shoulder pain and dysfunction.

SHOULDER PAIN

Physical Therapy For Shoulder Pain

If you suffer from shoulder pain, you’re not alone. It’s a common complaint among many people and can be a result of many factors including overuse, poor posture, injury, and more. Regardless of the issue, shoulder pain can negatively impact every aspect of your life.

At PT Solutions, our physical therapists can help you overcome your shoulder pain with a treatment plan that is evidence-based and customized for your specific needs. Whether you have a mild injury such as a muscle strain or shoulder impingement, or if you have a more serious pathology such as a labral or rotator cuff tear, physical therapy can help rehabilitate you to your previous level of activity.

Physical therapists use manual therapy to treat shoulder pain

Common Causes Of Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain results from many factors including overuse, poor posture, scapular weakness, altered shoulder mechanics, and capsular hypo- and hypermobility. It is very common and can be characterized by pain localized in the shoulder or deferred to other areas of the arm. Regardless of your condition, physical therapy can help rehabilitate you to your previous level of activity.

Therapeutic Exercise is often used to help treat shoulder pain

Treatments We Use For Shoulder Pain

At PT Solutions, our physical therapists use a combination of techniques to provide evidence-based treatment that addresses underlying contributing factors of your shoulder pain. These include:

  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Functional Training
  • Patient Education
  • Joint Mobilization and Manipulation
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Dry Needling
  • Trigger Point Therapy

We Can Treat

  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Labral Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Instability (Dislocation and Subluxation)
  • Little League Shoulder
  • AC Joint Sprain (Separated Shoulder)
  • Shoulder/Collar Bone (Clavicle) Fracture
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Muscle Strain/Tear
  • Pain and Stiffness

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