Rotator Cuff Master Lenny Macrina [Physical Therapist Interview] FPF Show Episode 124

By dpope2020

March 1, 2024

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Rotator Cuff Master Lenny Macrina [Physical Therapist Interview] FPF Show Episode 124

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In today's video we go over Rotator Cuff Master Lenny Macrina [Physical Therapist Interview] FPF Show Episode 124: 

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 0:45 Introducing physical therapist master Lenny Macrina
  • 2:02 Who should have surgery vs. physical therapy for rotator cuff tears?
  • 5:25 An unpopular opinion on who needs rotator cuff repair surgery
  • 10:44 Using patient centered decision making for patients
  • 12:47 Being CAUTIOUS in your interpretation of research studies
  • 14:01 Advice to build relationships with good surgeons
  • 24:42 When to start physical therapy after rotator cuff repair
  • 28:38 Is opening a door (with your non-surgical arm) ultra dangerous after rotator cuff repair?
  • 31:48 What factors should SLOW DOWN your physical therapy protocol
  • 34:35 Bridging the gap between early physical therapy and late stage physical therapy
  • 40:35 Understanding how much protocol timelines change based on the surgery and the individual

Master Macrina!


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