5 things I wish I knew before shoulder surgery

March 3rd, 2023

Shoulder surgery can be a daunting process. Like any surgical procedure, it’s important to be prepared before going in. Doctors will often tell you what to expect during the surgery. You should also consider the longer-lasting effects that can continue once your operation is complete. Though surgery can be intimidating, education can help. Learning about

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Treating Shoulder Impingement

4 roles a physical therapist can play in treating shoulder impingements

February 7th, 2022

A shoulder impingement happens when one of the tendons in the shoulder rubs against the shoulder bone or another tendon. This leads to stiffness and a loss of flexibility in the arm. It also causes uncomfortable shoulder pain that gets worse when you try to lift your arm above your head. The cause of shoulder

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Frozen Shoulder Pain

How can physical therapists help treat my frozen shoulder pain?

August 16th, 2021

Frozen shoulder occurs when the tissue in your shoulder joint becomes thicker and tighter over time. This can result in excess scarring, which prevents the joint from moving properly. Frozen shoulder is also known as adhesive capsulitis. Frozen shoulder can be a debilitating condition. If your arm’s range of motion becomes impaired, it can make

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