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Scapular Exercises

Published by <p>This printable exercise handout offers visuals and instructions for completing scapular stabilization and strengthening exercises. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

What Is Anterior Shoulder Instability?

Published by <p>This physical and occupational therapy printable handout outlines what anterior shoulder instability is and what to expect with treatment. It is an excellent educational resource to help people with anterior shoulder instability understand their condition. Coyner, K. J., & Arciero, R. A. (2018). Shoulder instability: Anterior, posterior, multidirectional, Arthroscopic versus open, bone block procedures. Sports […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Neuromuscular Exercises Improve Shoulder Function More Than Standard Care Exercises in Patients With a Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: A Randomized Controlled Trial (2020)

Published by <p>This trial was a multicenter, randomized, assessor-blinded controlled trial with a parallel 1:1 group design. Subjects were recruited from 3 orthopedic shoulder units in Denmark. To be included, participants had to meet the following criteria: they had to be aged between 18 and 39 years old, have traumatic anterior shoulder instability (defined by having radiograph […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Diagnostic Resource for Anterior Shoulder Instability

Published by <p>This physical therapy printable resource is a clinical reference for clinicians who evaluate people with shoulder pain. It outlines testing/diagnostic guidelines for anterior shoulder instability. Hurley, E. T., Matache, B. A., Wong, I., Itoi, E., Strauss, E. J., Delaney, R. A., Neyton, L., Athwal, G. S., Pauzenberger, L., Mullett, H., & Jazrawi, J. M. (2021). […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Occupational and physical therapy handout: How to - California Tri-Pull Taping Method

How To: California Tri Pull Taping Method

Published by <p>This reference provides the clinician an overview of the California Tri Pull Taping method and how to apply the technique to an individual with a subluxed shoulder. Vitoonpong, T., Chang K.V. (2021). Shoulder Subluxation. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan-.Ravichandran, H., Janakiraman, B., Sundaram, S., Fisseha, B., Gebreyesus, T., & Yitayeh […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy printable handout: Supraspinatus exercises by level of EMG activity

Supraspinatus Exercises by Level of EMG Activity

Published by <p>This resource outlines supraspinatus exercises from low to high levels of activity to help guide rehabilitation. Edwards, P. K., Ebert, J. R., Littlewood, C., Ackland, T., & Wang, A. (2017). A systematic review of electromyography studies in normal shoulders to inform postoperative rehabilitation following rotator cuff repair. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 47(12), […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy printable handout: What is acromioclavicular joint sprain?

What is an Acromioclavicular Joint Sprain?

Published by <p>This document is an educational handout describing acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) sprains and what to expect for treatment and recovery. Skjaker, S. A., Enger, M., Engebretsen, L., Brox, J. I., & Bøe, B. (2020). Young men in sports are at highest risk of acromioclavicular joint injuries: A prospective cohort study. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 29(7), […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Publicly Accessible Rehabilitation Protocols for Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction Are Widely Variable (2021)

Published by <p>Rehabilitation is common after acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) injury and surgical fixation. Understanding the optimal way to treat these injuries is paramount to good outcomes. The authors of the presently examined article snapshot sought to determine how variable these protocols are and how well they agreed with each other on when to initiate certain exercises or […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Occupational therapy printable handout: Compensatory strategies for shaving

Compensatory Strategies for Shaving

Published by <p>This resource covers adaptive equipment and compensatory strategies that can be used to improve independence with shaving. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Rehabilitation Concepts for Occupational Therapists

Published by <p>Shoulder joint arthroplasties (i.e., shoulder replacements) were first performed in the U.S. in the 1950s. Advancements have led to new surgical techniques, better prostheses, a broader patient population, and improved post-surgical outcomes. This course will provide attendees with a review of traditional total shoulder arthroplasties and evidence-based rehabilitation guidelines to ensure optimal functional recovery. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>