Shoulder Injuries

Ultrasound | Brooklyn NY

Physical therapists (PTs) are experts in the art and science of the evaluation and treatment of human movement dysfunctions. We care for people of all ages and treat a variety of muscle, joint and neurological conditions.

Conditions we have successfully treated:

  • Impingement*
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Instability
  • Fracture/Trauma
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Tendinopathy
  • Arthritis

What are my treatment options?

  • Drugs
  • Surgery
  • Physical Therapy*

Your Recovery Process:

  • Pain Relief
  • Restoration of Normal Movement
  • Recovery of Function
  • Independent Care.

Components of Your Care:

  • A thorough biomechanical evaluation.
  • Customized treatment plan.
  • Extensive patient education.
  • Hands-on techniques to relax the muscles and recover mobility.
  • Stretching for tight muscles.
  • Strengthening of weak muscles.
  • Mobilization of stiff joints.
  • Modalities such as ice, heat, ultrasound or electrical stimulation.

Advantages of Physical Therapy:

  • No side effects.
  • Cost-effective.
  • Supported by clinical research*.
  • Customized to treat the underlying cause.

Everyone is different. You may require one or two visits or an extended care plan over several weeks or months. If you’re ready for relief, and tired of “masking” your pain, treat the cause, not just the symptoms!

* Physical therapy has been proven to be as effective as surgery. Ann Rheum Dis. 2005 May:64(5).

For more information or to set up an appointment, call our Sheepshead Bay office at (718) 648-0888 or our Bay Ridge office at (718) 921-9721.