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How long after physical therapy is your shoulder supposed to hurt?
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Dr. Jack Choueka
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Varies
Sometime therapy makes the shoulder feel better. Its not uncommon to be in some pain after therapy.
It can help if you ice down after the session. Taking nsaids like Ibuprofen if approved by your doctor can also help minimize the pain after therapy.

In brief: Varies
Sometime therapy makes the shoulder feel better. Its not uncommon to be in some pain after therapy.
It can help if you ice down after the session. Taking nsaids like Ibuprofen if approved by your doctor can also help minimize the pain after therapy.
Dr. Jack Choueka
Dr. Jack Choueka
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
In brief: Not long
Depending on the shoulder condition and the type of physical therapy you had, the duration of pain will vary, but purely physical therapy related pain is normally short lived (1-2 days in most cases).
Also, the type of pain is usually not much worse than the pain present before physical therapy. If significantly worse, you may need to seek medical attention.

In brief: Not long
Depending on the shoulder condition and the type of physical therapy you had, the duration of pain will vary, but purely physical therapy related pain is normally short lived (1-2 days in most cases).
Also, the type of pain is usually not much worse than the pain present before physical therapy. If significantly worse, you may need to seek medical attention.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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