Posts Tagged ‘orthopedic shoulder evaluation’

Episode 24-Shoulder Instability with Special Guest Dr. Stephen Thompson

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This is a must listen to episode!  If you are a PT, OT, PA, NP, Family Physician and/or Athletic Trainer! I chat with Orthopedic and Sports Specialist Dr. Stephen Thompson about Shoulder instability. We talk about special tests, “Red Flags”, when to refer to ortho and when and how to manage conservatively. Also get a…

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 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 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,…

Episode 016 – Rotator Cuff Impingement vs Rotator Cuff Tears

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In this episode of Rotator Cuff Impingement vs Rotator Cuff Tears you will acquire some insight from experience on how to differentiate between cuff tears and impingement. I’ll talk about common signs and symptoms for each although there is some carry-over between the two. Below are a couple “Cheat Sheets” to help you in the…