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Table 2 Possible features that may affect manual therapy outcome and ultimate patient recovery for patients presenting with shoulder pain (yellow flags) [7,8].

From: A multi-modal treatment approach for the shoulder: A 4 patient case series

YELLOW FLAGS
Previous history of shoulder pain
Personal problems (alcohol, financial, marital)
Compensable injury
Unrealistic expectation of therapy
Long term absence from sport work
Belief that shoulder pain is dangerous
Dissatisfaction