Old 08-26-14, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Gramercy View Post
My shoulder hurts and he said not to sleep on it or to do pullups, pushups, etc which is fine. But 12 sessions of physical therapy? He said he couldn't tell if it was torn and he wouldn't be able to tell without an MRI. Then why have me wait 6 weeks for an MRI? I thought it seemed odd.

Anyway, has anyone done PT for a shoulder injury? Can I try the exercises at home without committing to going somewhere? Is it worth going to? Apparently you need a prescription for PT, which he gave me - but I think going 12 times seems excessive.
Go to the PT!! 12 times is not excessive.

I've damaged my left shoulder twice ... started going to PT but moved halfway through the sessions and didn't pick them up again. I'm still struggling with that shoulder years later.
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