Shoulder Treatment in Kansas City

Are you experiencing shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain can be caused by muscular tension, lifestyle factors, poor posture, improper biomechanics, injury and stress. Shoulder pain is often the result of inaccurate soft tissue function and muscular activation unless acute or overuse trauma has occurred.

Possible Treatments for Shoulder pain

Common treatments for shoulder pain vary depending on the causative factors. Evidence based treatment protocols are vital for long lasting beneficial effects. Leading soft tissue therapies for the shoulder include A.R.T., Dry Needling, and Graston. If you’ve had a surgical intervention, rehabilitative exercises will be accompanied by these soft tissue therapies to improve healing.

Discover chiropractic treatments for shoulder pain. 

Active Release Technique

Dry Needling

Graston Technique

Conditions We Treat

Rotator Cuff Tear

Rotator Cuff Tears often present with weakness accompanied by pinpoint or radiating pain.

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Total Should Replacement

A total shoulder replacement can benefit from physical therapy to restore range of motion, strength, and overall function.

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Labral Tear

Labral tears can often be characterized by a deep ache in the shoulder and sometimes a feeling of catching or instability in the joint.

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Tell us about your pain.

Take a couple of minutes to tell us about your symptoms and pain areas. Prefer to chat over the phone? Call us for a free phone consultation.


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Symptoms of Shoulder Pain Can Include

  • Sharp pinpoint pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Headaches
  • Limited range of motion or mobility
  • Numbness and tingling down into the arm and hand
  • Weakness
  • Pinching with overhead use

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm experiencing shoulder pain at night. Can a physical therapist help with that?

Yes, our physical therapists can assist in treating the root cause of the shoulder pain you are experiencing at night.

Can FIT help with chronic shoulder pain?

Yes, Our expert team of providers have helped many individuals find relief from chronic shoulder pain through providing soft tissue treatments and rehabilitative exercises that are tailored to your specific needs.

I have a sore shoulder after a fall/accident. Do I need a physical therapist?

If you've experienced a fall or accident and are now suffering from pain, a physical therapist is a great option for finding relief through conservative treatment options.

I'm experiencing shoulder blade pain. What should I do for relief?

Shoulder blade pain can stem from a variety of underlying issues. When you visit with one of our physical therapists they can assist you in developing a treatment plan that addresses your specific needs.

Our Treatment Process

F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic utilizes various soft tissue modalities to restore the proper motion, texture, and tightness to the muscles, fascia, ligaments, nerves, and tendons to eliminate the patient’s pain and musculoskeletal dysfunction. These are accompanied by rehab exercises to increase longevity.

Visit your local F.I.T. Physical Therapy Clinic

Meet the team at any of our 5 locations: Lee’s Summit, Crossroads, Blue Valley, Overland Park & Shawnee.

Contact Us 1800 Wyandotte #201 Kansas City, MO 64108 22120 Midland Dr. Shawnee, KS 66223 15040 Newton Lane Overland Park, KS 66223 401 NW Murray Rd Lee's Summit, MO 64081 9120 Metcalf Ave Overland Park, KS 66212 2113 E. Kansas City Rd Olathe, KS 66061 5000 E. Bannister Rd. Suite 100 Kansas City, MO 64137 1860 N. Church Rd. Suite B. Liberty, MO 64068 505 S Hospital Dr. Paola, KS 66071 11340 Nall Ave Suite 200B Overland Park, KS 66211 121 N. Dean Ave Raymore, MO 64083