Physical Therapy Diagnosis and Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis / Impingement [Case Study] FPF Show Episode 18

By Nichole Bonner

January 28, 2022

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In today's episode we go over a case study of  "Physical Therapy Diagnosis and Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis / Impingement in a CrossFit Athlete".

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 2:02 Subjective evaluation / history taking
  • 5:15 Objective evaluation (Manual muscle tests, range of motion, special tests) and diagnosis
  • 8:38 Plan of care - Modification of aggravating gym movements (PSFS)
  • 11:46 Treatment Plan
  • 14:20 Exercise technique adjustments
  • 20:57 Communication with coaches and surgeons
  • 23:39 What a treatment session looks like (Follow up visits and discharge)

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