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Rotator Cuff Tear | Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation

Experience the proper way to rehabilitate your rotator cuff at Edge PRO. Regardless of the severity, our professional physical therapists and staff make sure your treatments and plan of care are in line with your goals.

In order to make sure you are on the right track, our physical therapists provide the appropriate manual therapy with techniques such as soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization, and joint distraction.

In addition to our excellent level of care, our physical therapy aides prepare a supervised rehabilitation session to promote proper function and strengthening of your shoulder. To conclude each session, our therapists keep you informed on your rehabilitation progress and educate you on keeping up with the progress at home.

Benchmark Phases to a Successfully Rehabilitated Rotator Cuff


Phase I (1-4 Weeks from PT/Post-Op)
  • Maintain integrity of repair, if post-op
  • Minimize pain and inflammation
  • Prevent muscular inhibition
  • Establish independence in all activities of daily life with modifications


Phase II (4-10 Weeks from PT/Post-Op)
  • Allow healing of soft tissue
  • Prevent stress on healing tissue
  • Gradually restore full passive ROM
  • Decrease pain and inflammation
Phase III (10-14 Weeks from PT/Post-Op)
  • Full AROM
  • Maintain Full PROM
  • Dynamic Shoulder Stability
  • Gradual restoration of shoulder strength, power, and endurance
  • Optimize neuromuscular control
  • Gradual return to functional activities
Phase IV (14-22 Weeks from PT/Post-Op)
  • Maintain full non-painful active ROM
  • Advance conditioning exercises for Enhanced functional use of UE
  • Improve muscular strength, power, and endurance
  • Gradual return to full functional activities
  • Return to sport protocol