Physical Therapy For Shoulder Pain Oklahoma City, Edmond & Surrounding Cities

Physical therapy treatment for shoulder pain looks different for every patient, because everyone has a different history and different goals. Our priority at PT Central is to create a physical therapy experience that works best for you, and quickly and effectively relieves your shoulder pain. From dislocations to degeneration, our staff is highly experienced in treating all kinds of shoulder injuries, and will be sure to have you pain free and active in no time!

Shoulder Pain Causes

There is a wide variety of shoulder injuries that can cause intense and long-term pain. One of the most common injuries is a rotator cuff tear, and can result from a sports injury, a fall, or even sustained overhead activity for a long period of time. Rotator cuff tears can be treated surgically in severe cases, but it is always a good idea to see a physical therapist before and after to surgery to prepare and recover. Another fairly common shoulder issue is an inflammatory condition called adhesive capsulitis that causes the shoulder to lock in place and makes movements very difficult and painful. The good news is a physical therapist can help! Step by step physical therapy treatment programs have been shown to eliminate shoulder pain in countless patients.

Exercises and Stretches for Shoulders

Shoulder discomfort can often be eliminated through a combination of stretching, strengthening, joint mobilization techniques and pain relief strategies. Proper and pain free movement at the shoulder joint requires a delicate balance of strength in different muscle groups. When a muscle is weakened or damaged, it is important to strengthen the entire shoulder complex in order to maintain or restore normal movement patterns. Additionally, if movement in the shoulder is restricted and painful due to a joint or capsular issue, a physical therapist can mobilize the joint to increase motion and decrease pain. 

When to Get Physical Therapy Treatment

If you have been struggling with persistent shoulder pain for a while and nothing has seemed to help, seeing a physical therapist might be a good next step. If you are considering surgery, physical therapy before and after your procedure can shorten your recovery time and decrease postoperative pain. Shoulder discomfort can be discouraging, but our therapists at PT Central have the experience and training to walk through a comprehensive and unique treatment program designed specifically to address your needs. Visit a clinic in Oklahoma City, Edmond, or other surrounding cities to get relief from your shoulder pain.

Free Screen on Us

We offer complimentary screens at all PT Central locations. If you’ve been dealing with a nagging injury or persistent pain, don’t wait any longer.

The path to healing might be quicker than you expect.


Here’s what some of our patients had to say

This is what every physical therapy experience is supposed to be. Hands-on. Intelligent. Caring.

five stars Allen L. PT Central Patient

PT Central has the greatest therapists! The staff is kind, welcoming, and thoughtful. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.

five stars Vicki O. PT Central Patient

If you’re looking for someone caring to help get you back to normal… you must come to PT Central.

five stars Tierra G. PT Central Patient

I will always come to PT Central. If I could, I would rate it more than 5 Stars. These people deserve a higher rating.

five stars Joyan M. PT Central Patient

This is the best experience I’ve ever had. They’re extremely knowledgeable and truly care about helping people.

five stars Jake B. PT Central Patient

Get back to the life you love with a customized persistent pain treatment plan.

Schedule an appointment or call us at (866) 866-3893 to discuss more options.


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