January 26, 2019

Shoulder Pain Techniques

These are techniques shared in my Assessment and Treatment of Shoulder Pain workshop. Assessment should be done first to determine which techniques to use.

Rotator Cuff Tears – Muscle Strain Treatment
Even though this video shows treatment of a hamstring strain, the principles are the same for treating rotator cuff strains.

Hamstring Strain Update

Rounded Shoulder Technique

Shoulder Stretch – Sitting

Dowager’s Hump

Dowager’s Hump

Pottinger’s Saucer

Pottenger’s Saucer

Rhomboserratus Rock

Rhomboserratus Rock

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Scalenes Supine

Scalenes – STR

Pec Minor Supine

Pectoralis Minor – STR

Subscapularis Supine

Subscapularis STR

First Rib Release – Supine

First Rib Release

Scalenes Side Lying


Scalenes Side Lying Variation

Scalene Variation Side Lying

Pectoralis Major Side Lying

Pectoralis Stretch Stroke

Pectoralis Minor Side Lying

Pectoralis Minor

Subscapularis Side Lying


First Rib Release – Side Lying

First Rib Release Side Lying

Shoulder Impingement

Impingement Treatment

Shoulder Impingement Treatment

Slipped Bicipital Tendon

Bicipital Tendon Treatment

20 Bicipital Tendon Technique

Frozen Shoulder – Adhesive Capsulitis

Joint Capsule Release

Joint Capsule Release for the Shoulder

Trigger Point/Counterstrain

Rhomboids – TP

Self Care Exercises
Videos and pdf handouts of self-care exercises for the shoulder are available at


Pectoralis Doorway Stretch

Pectoralis Doorway Stretch

Rotator Cuff Exercise

Rotator Cuff Exercise

Rounded Shoulder Exercise

Rounded Shoulder Exercise

Shoulder Impingement Stretch

Shoulder Impingement Stretch

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