Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Can Physical Therapy Help Shoulder Pain?

Physical Therapy is an excellent choice to treat shoulder pain.  Our Physical Therapists have helped patients with anything from mild shoulder pain from over-doing it over the weekend, to helping prevent shoulder surgery.  Physical Therapy should always be your go-to choice for non-invasive care.

What causes Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain can be caused by many different things.  Some of the most common causes include muscle strains, rotator cuff tendinis, bursitis, rotator cuff tears, arthritis, and impingement.  There are many different factors that play into these ailments like muscle strength, posture, and range of motion.  Your therapist will perform a thorough examination to determine the most likely cause of your shoulder pain.

What can I expect at my Physical Therapy appointments for Shoulder Pain?

While each and every patient has a unique plan of care, there are a few things that are common for proper Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain.  Some common things you can expect during your appointments include:

- Manual therapy techniques

- Targeted and specific exercises

- Training and education on proper movement patterns

- Modalities as needed for pain control

- Home exercise program training

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