Shoulder stability exercises are used in physical therapy to treat shoulder pain. Also known as scapular stabilization exercises, they help to manage shoulder pain, restore functional mobility, and help you regain normal use of your arm and shoulder.
Healing does take time, but within a few months most people can get back to play at their pre-surgery level without the pain that they experienced before, a pair of new studies show.
A study that specifically looked at return to racket sports, not sports in general, in patients who underwent anatomic total shoulder or reverse shoulder arthroplasty showed a 79% return to racket sports by 12-month follow-up.
If you have pain in your rotator cuff, it may help to do shoulder strengthening exercises at home.The muscles that make up your rotator cuff can be prone to inflammation and tears if you do the same overhead motions too often.1 Making sure these muscles are strong enough is an important way to reduce tears or rotator cuff injury.