Manual Arm Care

Home » Treatments » Manual Arm Care
Arm therapy

Arm care is a group of exercises and treatments that typically target the rotator cuff, scapula, and forearm muscles.  It is essential for baseball players as well as other athletes, from youth to the professionals to perform their arm care program.

It is very important that you maintain your strength with your routine arm care program but the reduction in mobility may benefit quickly and significantly from manual arm care.   Repetitive throwing results in posterior cuff tightness which can immediately result in a 10-degree reduction of internal rotation.   Cumulatively not addressing this can not only affect performance but can result in injury.  Manual treatment would be beneficial to target the pec minor, teres major and subscapularis as these are all muscles that internally rotate the shoulder while throwing and may require stretching or soft tissue release.  Again, adding this to your routine could be game changing for performance and injury prevention.  

Hampton PT therapists have numerous techniques/certifications to address pain, joint mobility restrictions and muscle restrictions of the arm.  Treatment options are:

Dry needling:    https://hamptonpt.com/treatments/dry-needling/

Graston Technique: https://hamptonpt.com/treatments/graston-iastm-technique/

Manipulations:   https://hamptonpt.com/treatments/spinal-manipulation/

Cupping:   https://hamptonpt.com/treatments/cupping/

    MANUAL ARM CARE MANIPULATION Video

    Ready to learn more? Explore our related posts below all written by our own team at Hampton Physical Therapy.

    Recent Posts

    Sick of feeling injured? Dry Needling can help!

    Sick of feeling injured? Dry Needling can help!

    Dr. Katherine Thibault, DPT ~ Dry Needling. It sounds scary and a little intimidating. You may have heard of it and are wondering what it all entails and if you would benefit from it. Dry needling (DN) is a treatment option a DN certified Physical Therapist can...

    Spring Cleaning: Taking Care to Prevent or Address Elbow Injury

    Spring Cleaning: Taking Care to Prevent or Address Elbow Injury

    A breakdown of a potential injury that can occur in your elbow that can easily become debilitating if not addressed early. By Michael Brezak, PT, DPT Winter may be finally coming to an end with the appearance of grass and increase in wet puddles in the road and yard....

    Spinal Stenosis – What is it and What can I do about it?

    Spinal Stenosis – What is it and What can I do about it?

    By NICOLE CARVILLE, DPT – Hampton Physical Therapy South Spinal stenosis is an extremely common diagnosis that I see patients with daily as a Physical Therapist. Some patients present with x-ray or MRI findings diagnosing “lumbar spinal stenosis” at a certain spinal...

    Send Us A Message

     

    Name(Required)
    This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

    Locations

    Hampton Clinic

    Hampton Clinic

    881 Lafayette Rd (Route 1) Unit K (last unit on the left - across from Hampton Health/Core)
    Hampton, NH, 03842

    (603) 929-2880

    Mon-Thu 7am-7pm - Fri 7am - 6pm

    Hampton Clinic

    Hampton South Clinic

    55 High Street
    Hampton, NH, 03842

    (603) 929-2880

    Mon-Thu 7am-7pm - Fri 7am - 6pm

    Hampton Clinic

    Seabrook Clinic

    920 Lafayette Rd (Route 1) Unit 2 (second floor of Seacoast Sports Club)
    Seabrook, NH, 03874

    (603) 474-2259

    Mon-Thu 7am-7pm - Fri 7am - 6pm