Some specific diagnoses treated:

  1. shoulder pain

  2. rotator cuff tendinitis

  3. rotator cuff tear

  4. impingement syndrome

  5. frozen shoulder

  6. adhesive capsulitis

  7. bursitis

  8. arthritis

  9. acromioclavicular sprain

  10. acromioclavicular arthritis

  11. sternoclavicular sprain/arthritis

  12. muscle imbalances

  13. joint stiffness

  14. wear and tear syndromes

  15. post surgical rehabilitation of rotator cuff repair

  16. post surgical labrum tear repair rehabilitation

  17. post surgical shoulder instability repair rehabilitation

  18. post surgical acromioplasty rehabilitation

  19. post fracture rehabilitation

  20. adherent incisional scars


"A clinical approach utilizing skilled, specific hands-on techniques, including but not limited to manipulation/mobilization, used by the physical therapist to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain; increasing range of motion (ROM); reducing or eliminating soft tissue inflammation; inducing relaxation; improving contractile and non-contractile tissue repair, extensibility, and/or stability; facilitating movement; and improving function."

Definition from the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT) and American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)