The shoulder is a complex ball and socket joint made up of the humerus (arm bone), the scapula (shoulder blade) and the clavicle (collar bone). There are many ligaments that support the shoulder, and many muscles are attached to aid in movement.

There are many potential causes of the shoulder pain you may be experiencing and can easily occur in the left or right shoulder or both depending on use. Overhead activities, such as swimming or throwing a ball, can cause pinching of the rotator cuff or biceps tendons. Sometimes, poor posture can increase stress on the shoulder and cause pain. Shoulder pain treatment and relief is a key component of our orthopedic services. Our physical therapists are orthopedic specialists and experts in evaluating, treating and managing patients with an array of shoulder pain problems.


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Shoulder pain relief services

  • Exercise Therapy, Occupational Manual Physical Therapy
  • Global exercise
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization (Massage)
  • Job or sport simulation/training
  • Functional lifting, plyometrics

How is shoulder pain diagnosed?

  • Clinical Exam
  • MRI
  • X-Ray
  • Orthopedic Specialist

Shoulder pain treatment options

  • Rest, Physical Therapy, Medications, Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Electrical Stimulation
  • Education on posture and ergonomics
  • Activity/sport modification

What are common shoulder problems?

  • Rotator cuff tears, impingement, labral tears
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Fracture
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • MDI (multi-directional instability)
  • Shoulder pain, AC joint sprain, shoulder bursitis, dislocation/subluxation
  • Tendonitis, cervical radiculopathy

Recommendations for ongoing pain relief

  • Maintenance of HEP/continue conditioning program independently
  • Regular communication with your provider (PT)
  • Postural awareness, symptom recognition and management early on
  • Physical fitness
  • Health & Wellness Strategies
  • Home exercise program or gym program, customized to the individual
  • Wellness, sports customization

Convenient physical therapy clinics near you

We provide treatments for shoulder pain and shoulder injuries from our clinics throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.  Fill out the form above, or contact a clinic near you to speak with a Professional Physical Therapist and shoulder pain specialist today.