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September 16, 2019  
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Topic Title: Tips for Improving ROM?
Created On: 11/17/2015 01:53 PM
 
 11/19/2015 02:42 PM

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LizzyJean

<p>&#160;Thanks, Thomas.&#160; I have a good list of PT exercises.&#160; What I'm wondering is whether others have advice about how long, how often, and using heat, ice and anti-inflammatories in the best combination for steady progress.</p>
<p>I'm ususally very sore on the day after I do my exercises and I'm not sure whether to push through that or not.&#160; So far I haven't.</p>
 11/19/2015 02:00 AM

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thomasanderson

<p>&#160;Physical therapy can be very beneficial at this stage. Some exercises that can help include external rotation, crossover arm stretch and forward flexion.</p>
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 11/17/2015 01:53 PM

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LizzyJean

<p>&#160;I am really feeling out of the woods these days with my left FS (dominant side) which started in&#160; August of last year.</p>
<p>I have consistently less pain, and ever so slowly my ROM is increasing. I'm ready to apply myself to really increasing my ROM.</p>
<p>I have a long list of exercises and right now I'm doing a combination of strengthening (with theraband and then with light weights) and stretching.</p>
<p>I'm experimenting with using ice, heat and ibuprofin as I start really working that shoulder joint.&#160; Does anyone have advice of what worked best for them in this stage?</p>
<p>I have appreciated this forum so much at each step along the way!</p>
     
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