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Can Physical Therapy Help My Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder pain is a common complaint of 20-33% of the population (1,2). There are many reasons for shoulder pain, some of which include poor posture, a stiff spine, impingement, adhesive capsulitis (sometimes referred to as frozen shoulder), and rotator cuff tears. Pain can affect your everyday activities, such as working out, reaching behind your back for your wallet, or grabbing something from an overhead shelf. Shoulder pain can also cause night pain and sleeping on your side may be painful and disturb your rest.
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