Posts Tagged ‘shoulder pain’

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 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,…

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…

Episode 015 – “Rotator Cuff Basics” Anatomy, Innervation and Function!

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In today’s episode, Episode 015 – “Rotator Cuff Basics” Anatomy, Innervation and Function! I talk about the most important aspects of the rotator cuff musculature, it’s innervation and function. I always tell people who see Orthopedic patients that the key to proper treatment is a thorough a good evaluation and the key to a good…