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Physical Therapy Guide to Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Jun 17, 2018 / Guide

Shoulder osteoarthritis is a condition that occurs when the cartilage that lines the sides of the shoulder joint is worn or torn away.

Success Story: Recovering from Total Shoulder Replacement with Dry Needling

Oct 10, 2013 / Podcast

The pain in Pam Pelton's shoulder was so severe she couldn't sleep. Then she tried dry needling with her physical therapist.

Physical Therapy Guide to Shoulder Dislocation: Overview

Jul 17, 2017 / Guide

A shoulder dislocation can occur with an injury or fall onto the shoulder or an outstretched arm that forces the shoulder beyond its normal range of movement and the upper arm bone to come out of the socket.

4 Things To Expect After Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Feb 11, 2020 / Health Tips

Shoulder replacement is a major surgery in which all or part of the shoulder joint is replaced. If you have shoulder replacement surgery you'll see a physical therapist to help you recover.

Total Shoulder Replacement

Jun 18, 2015 / Podcast

Total shoulder replacements aren't nearly as common as knee and hip replacements, but they can be effective for osteoarthritis, among other conditions, when conservative treatments fail.

Physical Therapy Guide to Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Jan 3, 2021 / Guide

Shoulder impingement syndrome occurs as the result of chronic, repeated compression of the rotator cuff tendons. It causes pain and movement problems.

Physical Therapy Guide to Shoulder Bursitis

Aug 30, 2022 / Guide

Shoulder bursitis is a condition that causes pain on the outer side or tip of the shoulder. It can affect people of any age but is more common in those who often thrown, pitch, or swim. It also can be caused by autommune disease, injury, or infection.

Dry Needling By Physical Therapist Helps Teacher's Shoulder Pain

Jan 16, 2014 / Patient Stories

A shoulder replacement didn't solve Pam's problems with pain and limited range of motion. Physical therapist treatment got her back to the things she loves.

Physical Therapy Guide to Shoulder Labral Tear

Nov 30, 2016 / Guide

A labral tear can occur from a fall or from repeated activities or sports that require a person to use their arms raised above the head.

Physical Therapy Guide to Shoulder Replacement (Arthroplasty)

Feb 5, 2020 / Guide

Shoulder replacement (arthroplasty) is a surgery to replace all or part of the shoulder joint.