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Shoulder traction

Self traction for shoulder pain

This video goes over shoulder traction - a self mobilization for shoulder pain resulting from internal joint injuries. It is safe for most people and easily applied throughout the day with no equipment needed. It may not lead to full resolution, but can be helpful in mitigating a painful shoulder while treatment progresses.  It is also safe to apply in most cases. 

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Dr. Todd Peterson, DC, Cert MDT. Dr. Todd Peterson Dr. Todd Peterson is a chiropractor and certified provider for Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT, aka the McKenzie Method). Dr. Peterson played football at the University of Nebraska, where he was a 4 year letter winner and Academic All American. He briefly played professional football in 2009 before returning to Chiropractic School in 2010. He earned his doctor of chiropractic (DC) degree from National University of Health Sciences in 2013, graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors.

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