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7:30AM - 5:30PM
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9:00AM - 7:30PM
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Post-Surgical Rehab

If you have had (or are planning to have) orthopedic surgery, contact HPT for your post-surgical rehabilitation.

Neck & Back Pain

While low back pain and neck pain are very common these days, that doesn't mean you have to let it limit your life! Here at HPT, we can get you back to an enjoyable, active lifestyle!

Shoulder, Elbow, & Wrist Rehabilitation

If you're having trouble lifting your arm over your head, pain with your normal activities, or even struggling when pitching that fastball, the team at HPT is here to help!

Hip, Knee, Ankle, & Foot Rehabilitation

From hip bursitis to knee arthritis to plantar fasciitis...and everything in between, HPT can get you back on your feet!

Total Joint Replacement Rehab

Whether you've had (or are planning to have) a Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, or Total Shoulder Replacement, the team at HPT will guide your rehabilitation.

Worker's Compensation & Automobile Injuries

If you've been involved in an auto accident, or an accident at work, you can trust the team at HPT to provide you with the highest quality of rehabilitation.

Arthritis & Joint Pain

The pain of arthritis doesn't have to stop you from enjoying your favorite activities. We specialize in helping people with arthritis to live a much more comfortable lifestyle!

Balance Program

If you've noticed a decrease in your balance or difficulty walking, call HPT and participate in our balance program.

What Is Rotator Cuff Tendinitis?

 

Rotator cuff tendonitis, often called shoulder tendonitis, is a common condition affecting the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff is comprised of four muscles that help stabilize the shoulder when it moves. However, there is a particularly poor blood supply to the rotator cuff, making it a fairly common site of injury for patients of all ages. Symptoms can include pain and weakness with lifting, performing overhead or reaching activities, or while sleeping. It is not unusual for a patient with rotator cuff problems to describe a history of several years of constant or intermittent symptoms.

Physical therapy treatment for rotator cuff tendonitis includes a combination of modalities (moist heat, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and ice) and soft tissue mobilization/massage to aid in the healing process. Treatment will also focus on range of motion and stretching to restore flexibility as well as strengthening exercises to develop the rotator cuff and surrounding muscles. Patients generally begin to see an improvement in their condition within the first month and usually make a full recovery within two to three months. However, if tendonitis is not addressed it can progress to a tear, which can make rehabilitation more challenging and may even necessitate surgical intervention. The good news is rotator cuff surgery followed by rehabilitation performed by a qualified physical therapist usually has a good outcome and allows patients to return to their active lifestyle.

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