Guide to Physical Therapy After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair [Evidence Based 2023] Part 2 – FPF Show Episode 69

By dpope2020

February 3, 2023

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Guide to Physical Therapy After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair [Evidence Based 2023] Part 2 - FPF Show Episode 69

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In today's episode we go over a Guide to Physical Therapy After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair [Evidence Based 2023] Part 2 - FPF Show Episode 69: 

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