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Shoulder pain

Community Physical Therapy and Rehab can treat a range of shoulder pain diagnosesThe shoulder girdle involves several joints and multiple tendons that need to work in harmony for optimal function. Shoulder pain can result from dysfunction of the joints and/or tendons. Injury, overuse, poor movement patterns, poor posture habits, heredity and surgery can all affect the shoulder and contribute to a painful condition. Physical therapy can address the inflammation associated with pain and help restore proper function.

At Community Physical Therapy and Rehab, we can treat the following shoulder-related diagnoses:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Rotator cuff syndrome
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Adhesive capsulitis ("frozen shoulder")
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Myofascial pain
  • Instability including dislocation/separation
  • Post operative pain
  • Pain associated with fractures

Treatment options for shoulder pain

Treatment for shoulder pain may include the following physical therapy and rehabilitation techniques:

  • Patient education
  • Stretching
  • Strengthening
  • Ultrasound
  • Iontophoresis
  • Joint mobilization
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Graston technique
  • Return to work progression
  • Return to sport progression
  • Posture and ergonomics
  • Taping techniques
  • Ice/Cold

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