shoulder pain

3 signs of a Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis

Photo by Jesper Aggergaard on Unsplash Establishing the correct diagnosis of your shoulder pain is critical for the optimal plan of care.  Common shoulder disorders include rotator cuff pathology, sub acromial impingement, adhesive capsulitis, and bicipital tendonitis. In this blog, we will be discussing the signs of a Frozen shoulder, also known as 

By |July 14th, 2020|shoulder pain|

Rehabilitation after shoulder separation (AC joint separation)

2 important rehab considerations for AC joint injuries: 40%-50% of all shoulder injuries sustained during sports involve the AC joint, with the most common being a "separated shoulder". A "separated shoulder" is actually a separation of the AC joint (acromioclavicular joint). The most common mechanism of injury is a downward force that tears/stretches the AC

How to foam roll for shoulder pain

Although not as common as lower back pain, shoulder pain is a close second. Posterior shoulder trigger points and tightness is often the common denominator with many common shoulder issues: impingement, bursitis, rotator cuff issues, and bicep pain. Try foam rolling the back of your shoulder to see if it helps, let me know if

By |July 3rd, 2016|shoulder pain|

Stop the insanity: Put away the ultrasound and Electrical stimulation for the treatment of shoulder pain

"I have shoulder pain, what should I do" Current research may offer some answers..First of all, stop wasting your time with ultrasound and electrical stimulation..... Many P.T.'s continue to use "passive modalities" to help treat shoulder pain with mixed results. Personally, I found no long term help with such passive modalities like Ultrasound, electrical -stimulation,