Last month we summarised the systematic review by Naunton et al. The review concluded that resisted and progressive exercise reduces pain and dysfunction, but non-resisted or non-progressive exercise does not, in people with rotator cuff related shoulder pain.
Some suggestions for providing resisted and progressive exercise for people with rotator cuff related shoulder pain are included in this infographic.
Naunton J, et al. Effectiveness of progressive and resisted and non-progressive or non-resisted exercise in rotator cuff related shoulder pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Clin Rehabil 2020;34(9):1198-216