shoulder rehab

Hi, I have recently had a labrum repair on my shoulder (almost 12 months ago), however my shoulder is very very slow in recovering. My range of movement is about 70% of what it should be and the shoulder capsule is still very tight. prior to the surgery i had several subluxations, and then dislocated once. had i a frozen shoulder after the dislocation then had the surgery 5 months after (the shoulder was about 85% at that stage). could you please offer some advice on how to further increase my range of movement (particularly the external rotation). I do several stretches twice a day and does not seem to be making very quick progress, do not do any strength work though, apart from the odd band exercise.

thanks very much

Posted By Jamie Boyle on October 09, 2008 at 05:58:09:

Helps strengthen the kneecap mechanism by applying pressure on the tendon above the kneecap as well. This tends to reduce the forces of the quadriceps on the patella tendon and erosion of the under surface of the kneecap due to a possible misalignment of the quadriceps (Q-angle).

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