Answers to Common Shoulder Pain Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about shoulder pain.

What are some recommendations for shoulder stretches?

Dr. Mark Zunkiewicz discusses recommendations for shoulder stretches. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


It’s important to continue a shoulder exercise regime using routing stretching and strengthening following a shoulder procedure, , according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsOff Site Icon (AAOS). Patients who adhere to rehabilitative and physical therapy recommendations usually have better outcomes, the AAOS states.

Stretches are a key part of recovery, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon (NIH). Physical therapy helps make the muscles and tendons of the shoulder joint stronger and more flexible, according to the NIH.

Talk to your doctor about shoulder stretches.

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Source: Michael Herbenick, MD, Premier Orthopedics; Mark Zunkiewicz, MD, Premier Orthopedics

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