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Rotator Cuff Tear

January 5, 2022 by txinsights.
This handout aims to educate clients on the anatomy of the rotator cuff and explains how, where, and why rotator cuff tears happen.
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Rotator Cuff Dysfunction: What to Expect

January 5, 2022 by txinsights.
Rotator cuff related dysfunction is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain. This handout outlines factors that may contribute to the development of rotator cuff related shoulder pain, expected recovery times, evidence-based treatment, and when surgery may be indicated.
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Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

January 5, 2022 by txinsights.
This handout provides information on reverse total shoulder arthroplasty surgery, post-operative precautions, and general rehabilitation guidelines.
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Pendulum Swing Exercise

December 31, 2021 by txinsights.
Pendulum swing exercises for the shoulder are commonly used during the early stages of the rehabilitation process. This handout covers when and why this exercise should be implemented, as well as how to correctly perform the exercise.
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The Role of OT in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout accompanies the course: Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Rehabilitation Concepts for Occupational Therapists. The handout is designed to be provided to patients so that they understand how occupational therapy can assist with recovery after total shoulder arthroplasty.
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Frozen Shoulder: What Now?

December 24, 2021 by txinsights.
People with adhesive capsulitis, frequently referred to as frozen shoulder, often experience significant pain and disability. Knowing what frozen shoulder is, how it is managed, and what to expect is incredibly important for people suffering from this condition and for those who treat it. This handout outlines what frozen shoulder is, what may help, what […]
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Early Guidelines for Rotator Cuff Repair

December 24, 2021 by txinsights.
The most optimal time to initiate rehabilitation, use a sling, or begin strengthening exercises continues to develop within the literature. This resource provides some evidence based guidelines for patients, physical therapists, and surgeons to consider in the initial phases following rotator cuff repair.
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