Rotator Cuff Repair, Part 5: Self ROM in shoulder abduction and scaption
The therapist teaches self-ROM (scapular abduction) to a patient who is six weeks post rotator cuff repair. Proper biomechanical alignment is crucial to her success.
Rotator Cuff Repair, Part 6: Shoulder extension and internal rotation
The therapist evaluates limitation of shoulder extension and internal rotation in a patient who is six weeks post rotator cuff repair. Her treatment plan includes passive ROM, gentle stretching and instruction in a home exercise program.
Rotator Cuff Repair, Part 7: Scapular Mobilization
Seven weeks post surgery for a rotator cuff repair, the patient continues to have pain and loss of shoulder ROM. The therapist slowly and gently mobilizes the scapula and identifies each muscle during manual therapy.