Physical therapy is often helpful for shoulder pain, particularly if it’s caused by joint instability. Strengthening the muscles around the joint will help stabilize the shoulder. When you watch this video, a physical therapist will walk you through some easy exercises to rehab your injured shoulders.
She demonstrates the proper technique for shoulder external rotations, internal rotations, and shoulder flexion motions. Remember to keep your wrists neutral and your elbows by your side. Start with the lowest resistance band, and gradually work your way up to a higher resistance level. This physical therapist recommends starting out with 10 to 15 repetitions for each exercise.
MK Orthopaedics is a team of sports medicine specialists in Joliet. If you’re suffering from shoulder pain , give us a call at (815) 741-6900.