Back and Neck Injury/PT for the shoulder/neck


HI Gary,
I had surgery 6 weeks ago on my pelvis. Laparoscopic and I know they had me in weird positions (I'm a Registered Nurse working mainly in the operating room setting). Since surgery I have struggled with my "shoulder blade" and pain so bad that I can barely turn my head to the left. It is keeping me up at night. It went away and after a social event on Sat night, it came back. I think I need PT and how do I find a reliable PT practice? I moved to Palm Beach County FL 18 months ago and I have no clue as I was in the Philadelphia suburbs for 21 years and knew everyone reputable there. I will try your tips on your 3 videos but this is driving me nuts.

Hi Phen,

I do think my Neck and Shoulder Pain page,
would be a good place to start.

From you description of how your pain came about I do think you probably just need
to release some the muscles I show you in my videos.

A good PT is hard to find, in my opinion.  If you are going to go that route, I would try to find one
that works in a sports clinic.  They tend to be a bit more results oriented.

I do hope this helps.


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I can provide step by step instructions and video tutorials on how to self-administer joint pain relief to every area of the body, such as back, neck, jaw, hands, knees, etc. My website provides this service for free to any and all visitors. If you are willing to learn a few very simple techniques there is a very good chance I can show you how to relieve your own chronic joint pain.


I have been relieving my patients chronic joint pain in my private practice for over 22 years and have worked on approximately 25,000 bodies. I am obsessed with achieving RESULTS for my patients. And have spent decades figuring out the simplest and most effective ways of getting people out of pain. My methods are based on the real world experience of what really works and what does not.

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