Episode 022-Most Popular Special Tests for the Shoulder! Evidence and Experience

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In this “Episode 022-Most Popular Special Tests for the Shoulder! Evidence and Experience” I get to the meat and potatoes  about what special tests for the shoulder I like and what the majority of shoulder surgeons also like. I review some of the special tests and talk about diagnostic accuracy.  I also throw in my “two…

Episode 021- Biceps Ruptures and Biceps Tendinitis

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Today I talk about Biceps Ruptures and Biceps Tendinitis. I have some great videos that are linked in these show notes. Be sure to know the importance of identifying distal versus proximal biceps ruptures. Episode 021- Biceps Ruptures and Biceps Tendinitis   Let’s start with some functional anatomy: The biceps are both an elbow flexor…

Episode 020-Nerve Injuries of the Shoulder Complex

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In this podcast I talk about the most common nerve related injuries in the shoulder complex. I’ll discuss how I like to identify them, what the common findings are, which muscle groups they innervate and how to manage them. Check out our YouTube shoulder playlist to see some actual patients with nerve related injuries and…

Episode 019-The 3 Day Post-op Shoulder Program

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In todaly’s episode I will talk to you about a SIMPLE program that I developed that has been  tremendously helpful to patients soon after shoulder surgery. Episode 019-The 3 Day Post-op Shoulder Program will take you through the importance of seeing your patient soon after surgery. This will build patient confidence, decrease pain and increase…

Episode 018-Shoulder Arthritis – Common Signs and Symptoms

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In today’s Podcast: Episode 018-Shoulder Arthritis – Common Signs and Symptoms I talk about how the A-C and Gleno-humeral joints break down and who is at highest risk. I will also discuss how to distinguish between GH arthritis and adhesive capsulitis. If you want to see a video of a patient with severe gleno-humeral arthritis,…