Different approaches to exercise therapies should be prescribed according to the dysfunction or diagnosis. Key messages from this Snapshot Summary include:
- For rotator cuff disorders, Exercise therapy — including stretching, range of motion exercises, and strengthening — may result in greater pain reduction when combined with other therapies, including manual therapy and acupuncture.
- For frozen shoulder, exercise should only be recommended once movement can be tolerated after the acute phase.
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