post shoulder surgery rehap

10 weeks ago I had surgery on my shoulder. Partial tears of labrum and rotator cup, release of biceps tendon and shaving of bony spurs. I am rehabbing 3x a week but still have trap and rhomboid involvement at certain points of rotation/elevation. Many times the trap/rhomboid involvement is more painful than the shoulder. Doc says still very "tight" and even therapy does not increase ROM wil have to put me under and forcibly manipulate. A therapist who is not working on me said that my therapist should be aggressively working on the pec minor and "retraining my mind" to deal with the secondary issues. I have confidence in my therapist but even she is frustrated by the secondary issues which hinder progression with ROM. Would welcome any insight/direction. I can't wait to get back to gym and weight training.
P.S Intial problem started last summer after heavy upright rows which I have since learned are bad for the rotator cuff.

Posted By joe on July 12, 2008 at 09:05:08:

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