The Shoulder (Part II): REHAB exercises & stretches for shoulder injuries

Why are REHAB exercises & stretches important for full recovery from shoulder injuries?

  • REHAB exercises and stretches for the shoulder help target all the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints in/around the shoulder complex
  • For maximum and full recovery, REHAB exercises and stretches are necessary. Treatments alone are not enough in most cases.
  • The goals of REHAB exercises and stretches for shoulder injuries:shoulder injuries
    • Increase strength
    • Increase flexibility
    • Increase stability
    • Increase range of motion
    • Increase functionality
  • REHAB exercises and stretches are given in conjunction with treatments. Refer to The Shoulder (Part I): Common injuries, signs & symptoms, treatments
  • The timing of REHAB exercises & stretches is very important. Starting too early might cause further injuries or re-aggravation of symptoms. Starting too late might not provide a cumulative maximum effect as it would if it was in conjunction with therapy.
  • Consult with Dr. Khoshroo prior to self diagnosis, treatment(s), exercises and stretches


15 ultimate & effective EXERCISES for shoulder injuries:


15 ultimate & effective STRETCHES for shoulder injuries:


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By |2017-06-04T00:51:17+00:00September 4th, 2015|Exercises & Stretches, REHAB, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Shoulder, Shoulder Injuries, Sports, Sports Injuries, Sports medicine, Sports rehab|Comments Off on The Shoulder (Part II): REHAB exercises & stretches for shoulder injuries

About the Author:

Dr. Khoshroo is a chiropractor, certified Active Release Technique (A.R.T.) practitioner, and Graston Technique provider. He focuses on sports injuries, motor vehicle accident & whiplash injuries, custom orthotics, kinesio taping, rehab exercises, and pregnancy pain. In addition, Dr. Khoshroo has been the treating chiropractor for the UBC men’s varsity soccer team.