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
Active Release Technique (A.R.T) is one of the leading soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.Learn More
Dry Needling is the process of using a thin needle inserted into a trigger point to relieve a contracture within a muscle.Learn More
The physical therapy Graston technique is one of the leading instrument assisted soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.Learn More
Conditions We Treat
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tears often present with weakness accompanied by pinpoint or radiating pain.
Symptoms of Shoulder Pain Can Include
- Sharp pinpoint pain
- Muscle spasms
- Limited range of motion or mobility
- Numbness and tingling down into the arm and hand
- 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.
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.