What Can Cause Shoulder Pain?

There are multiple reasons why a person’s shoulder might be hurting, but as people get older, there are a few common causes of shoulder pain and immobility. These include:

  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

  • Frozen Shoulder

  • Rotator Cuff Tears

  • Shoulder Capsulitis

Can Shoulder Pain Be Treated?

New studies show that for shoulder pain, surgery does not have to be the only option. In fact, an at-home therapy program can be just as effective in treating rotator cuff tears and shoulder impingement syndrome.

A study done in 2013 evaluated the effectiveness of physical therapy for rotator cuff tears. The study found non-operative shoulder therapy to be just as effective for the majority of patients that participated in the study. This is great news for people with rotator cuff tears that are worried about going under the knife for surgery.

This shows movement is one of the best medicines for those with shoulder pain and immobility.

The Best Treatment For Shoulder Pain

Another study published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery suggests performing daily exercises is effective for treating shoulder pain symptoms. Several exercises can be tried at home. As always, these exercises should only be performed as far as shoulder pain and comfort dictates. If it hurts, that means to stop or shorten the range of movement.

Shoulder Pain At Home Exercise Progression

Pendulum Exercises are a great start and can be easily done at home.



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Next, active assisted range of motion exercises can be performed. Shoulder pulleys are perfect for this.



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Practicing active shoulder exercises like the shoulder shrug is the final stage of shoulder pain treatment.

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SOURCES: Kuhn, J. E., Dunn, W. R., Sanders, R., An, Q., Baumgarten, K. M., Bishop, J. Y., … MOON Shoulder Group (2013). Effectiveness of physical therapy in treating atraumatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears: a multicenter prospective cohort study. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery, 22(10), 1371–1379. doi:10.1016/j.jse.2013.01.026

Kuhn, J. E. (2009). Exercise in the treatment of rotator cuff impingement: A systematic review and a synthesized evidence-based rehabilitation protocol. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 18(1), 138–160. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2008.06.004


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