Tag Archives: rotator cuff injury

How to treat hand swelling after shoulder surgery: PT video

Hand or forearm swelling after shoulder surgery is a fairly common occurrence and can be quite painful and very limiting functionally. This swelling is often caused by a lack of lymphatic flow of the arm and can be helped with exercises. Learn how to assist the lymphatic flow to help “drain” your arm and regain […]

Shoulder pain while reaching overhead? Could be an impingement.

A common cause of shoulder pain with overhead movements is a shoulder “impingement”.  Watch the video below to see if you have this common condition and what you may be able to do about it.  Please let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy  

How to foam roll for shoulder pain

Although not as common as lower back pain, shoulder pain is a close second. Posterior shoulder trigger points and tightness is often the common denominator with many common shoulder issues: impingement, bursitis, rotator cuff issues, and bicep pain. Try foam rolling the back of your shoulder to see if it helps, let me know if […]

Shoulder stretching: posterior capsule

Stretching of the posterior capsule is critical for normal shoulder health and function.  Check out the video for more education..