Shoulder Rehab

Shoulder Ligament Rehab/Rotator Cuff Tear / Frozen Shoulder

There is a series of flexible cotton based adhesive tape and gentle SOT chiropractic that can speedily rehab shoulders without drugs or surgery.  SOT divides the physical stress in the body into Category I, Category II, and Category III.  Category II stress includes shoulder and arm symptoms.

Most rotator cuff tears are not really a muscle tear, but a partial ligament (connection between the bones) tear. The shoulder muscles try to splint the two bones to pull them together.  The muscles were designed to move one bone across another bone.  In an emergency your body will hold the bones together with muscles, however, the muscles fatigue and lose some of their elasticity since they are doing an emergency job.  Since the muscles are contracted most of the time they have trouble relaxing.  The arm loses flexibility and strength due to a combination of bone separation and muscle rigidity.  A lot of orthopedic surgeons will tell you the muscle is torn, however, if this were true you would have a rolled up muscle that would look like a small ball on or around your shoulder.  Most of the time there is no complete tears of muscle (no ball).  

The flexible cotton based adhesive tape and SOT chiropractic can in most cases allow you to regain the flexibility and strength above your head.  Most people who have a shoulder injury want it the way it was before they hurt it or better.  I have that purpose as a doctor to teach you how to restore full function. Shoulder injury cases that were recently injured can often respond within 15-20 visits with a combination of SOT and Kinesio-taping in a few short weeks.

The shoulder is held in place by ligaments and muscles.   The only bony connection is quite small so the shoulder is dependent on many muscles and ligaments in other parts of the body.  In SOT chiropractic they give you exercises to restore function to the shoulder by doing Category II strengthening exercises. 

The reason the flexible cotton based adhesive tape works so well is that when you move your arm or leg you change the shape of your skin.  The joints approximate in a specific position.  When the skin is taped in this position it holds the memory of the joint close together and this allows the loose ligament to tighten the connection between the bones that were loose.  The bones of the body when approximated will initiate the healing of the sprained ligaments, (connective tissues) between the bones.  The bones can then tighten their connection to normal, or near normal.  The tape is made of cotton in a wave pattern that has adhesive on it that allows full range of motion when the tape is applied in the correct position.   The taping combined with the SOT chiropractic allows you to sit, walk, or lie down with no change in the improved support to your shoulder joints or other joints that have been taped.

kenisio tape

There are Doctors who tell you yours is the worst shoulder injury they have ever seen.  I have seen many shoulder injury rehabs that are relatively easy.  Not every case is hard. Some cases do take a little longer, however most (60 %) cases respond in less than 15 visits.  You are expected to do some exercises. Call for an appointment or further information at 


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