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Rotator Cuff Injury Treatment from Physical Therapy Experts

Are you currently living with a rotator cuff strain or tear? Worried that staying active will only make your injury worse? Come see how physical therapy can help you recover from your rotator cuff injury and get back to doing what you love most!

If you’re ready to stop sitting out because of your shoulder injury and start performing your best again, we want to help! At District Performance & Physio in Washington D.C., you’ll work with expert physical therapists who provide state-of-the-art care for your rotator cuff strain or tear.

If you have a rotator cuff injury, you might be worried that you’ll need medications, injections, or surgery to get better. You might also be worried that if you do seek help, you’ll just be told that you need to get surgery if you want to perform your best again. Research shows that most people with rotator cuff strains and minor tears do just as well with physical therapy when compared to surgery, and that’s where we come in!

Whether you’re a competitive athlete or just enjoy exercising for health and longevity, our team of therapists is highly qualified to help you reach your performance goals more effectively while staying as active as possible. Most importantly, you won’t be told to stop doing your favorite activities!

If you’re serious about getting the results that you want, it’s important to get the best physical therapy for rotator cuff strains and tears Washington DC has to offer.

Make real improvements in your shoulder health

Unfortunately, rotator cuff strains and tears in the shoulder are common injuries that can stop you from enjoying your favorite activities. This is especially true for overhead athletes such as pitchers and bodybuilders, but can affect anybody during everyday activities. The good news is that with the right treatment plan from our expert physical therapists with extensive experience treating rotator cuff injuries, you can get back in the game faster and even avoid surgery.

At District Performance & Physio, you can trust that our physical therapists are specially trained to work with shoulder injuries of all kinds. That’s because we’re athletes too! Whether you’re trying to return to swimming, weight training, or CrossFit, your therapist can build a plan to help you stay active while working on your performance goals, so you don’t lose any of your hard-earned progress along the way.


To get better, longer-lasting results for your rotator cuff injury, you need treatments that are more engaging, more targeted, and more effective. Here’s what your first session at District Performance & Physio will include:

  • Detailed interviewing to learn more about your injury history, personal pain points, and unique performance goals.

  • Full analysis of your posture, lifting mechanics, and functional movements to help design a personalized care plan.

  • Assessment of your range of motion and strength in your shoulder, elbow, and wrist to help find the true cause of your rotator cuff strain or tear.

  • Initial treatment that is targeted to your unique situation, personal pain points, and performance goals.

  • Last but not least, you won’t be told to sit on the bench during your recovery!


A rotator cuff strain or tear can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to stop you from working out. In fact, exercise can be one of the most important parts of your recovery! Regardless of your exercise experience, your therapist will work with you to help you maintain your normal exercise routine during your rotator cuff rehab.

Physical therapy on your terms

To get meaningful and measurable results, you need rotator cuff strain treatment that fits your lifestyle. That’s why you should work with a physical therapist who understands your performance goals, supports an active lifestyle, and helps you address the root causes of your rotator cuff strain or tear - no quick fixes or cookie cutter care plans.

To see measurable changes in your rotator cuff injury, your expert therapist will use state-of-the-art, evidence-based shoulder treatments that focus on getting results that matter to you. Come see us to find out why District Performance & Physio is the top physical therapy for rotator cuff tear choice in Washington DC.

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