Man experiencing shoulder pain in need of physical therapy treatment
Man experiencing shoulder pain in need of physical therapy treatment

Dont' Let Shoulder Pain Slow You Down

Welcome to Dr. Megan Mullin Physical Therapy, where we specialize in providing effective shoulder pain treatment at our state-of-the-art facilities in San Luis Obispo, California, and Woodstock, New York. If you’re experiencing discomfort, stiffness, or pain in your shoulder, this page is designed to help you understand shoulder pain and explore personalized treatment options for lasting relief.

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can stem from various causes, and understanding the underlying issues is crucial for effective treatment. Some common causes include:

  1. Rotator Cuff Injuries: Tears or inflammation in the rotator cuff muscles.
  2. Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis): Stiffness and pain due to thickening of the shoulder capsule.
  3. Shoulder Impingement: Compression of the rotator cuff tendons.
  4. Tendinitis and Bursitis: Inflammation of tendons or bursa sacs.
  5. Arthritis: Degeneration of shoulder joints.
  6. Instability: Dislocation or excessive movement of the shoulder joint.

Recognizing Shoulder Pain

  1. Dull or Aching Pain: Persistent discomfort in the shoulder.
  2. Stiffness: Difficulty in moving the shoulder freely.
  3. Weakness: Reduced strength in the affected arm.
  4. Popping or Clicking: Audible sounds during shoulder movement.
  5. Radiating Pain: Pain extending down the arm.

Personalized Treatment for Shoulder Pain

At Dr. Megan Mullin Physical Therapy, our dedicated team of Doctors of Physical Therapy takes a personalized approach to shoulder pain treatment. We believe in addressing the root causes to provide lasting relief.

Manual Therapy Techniques

Hands-on techniques, including soft tissue mobilization and joint mobilization, play a crucial role in relieving shoulder pain. Our therapists guide you through each session, promoting improved mobility and reduced pain.

Postural Correction

Correcting posture is vital in managing shoulder pain. Our team provides education on maintaining a healthy posture and making ergonomic adjustments in your daily activities.

Activity Modification

We guide you in making modifications to your daily activities to reduce strain on the shoulder. Whether it’s adjusting your workspace or altering your exercise routine, we tailor recommendations to your lifestyle.

Take the Next Step

If you are experiencing shoulder pain, we encourage you to take the first step towards relief. Whether you’re in San Luis Obispo or Woodstock, our compassionate team is ready to guide you. Book an appointment online or contact us to request a consultation. 

Don’t let shoulder pain limit your potential. Trust our expertise to provide the highest quality of care and support on your journey to optimal health.



Client Testimonials

"Dr. Megan Mullin is a consummate professional and a gifted physical therapist. The wide array of healing modalities that she uses is inspiring and impactful. I cannot recommend Megan highly enough."

Gail Straub , Empowerment Institute

“Megan is a body wizard. She is also a student of the most cutting edge body healing modalities. You could not be in better hands working with Megan."

David Gershon , Entrepreneur

Dr. Mullin is extremely caring and kind. She listens fully and is attentive to your needs. Megan is truly gifted, intuitive & has helped me so much. She is delightful to work with and I actually look forward to my physical therapy appointments!

Joan C. , Patient