What Physical Therapists Need to Know about Shoulder Instability: FPF Show Episode 125

By dpope2020

March 22, 2024

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What Physical Therapists Need to Know about Shoulder Instability: FPF Show Episode 125

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In today's video we go over What Physical Therapists Need to Know about Shoulder Instability: FPF Show Episode 125: 

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 2:24 What is the definition of "shoulder instability"
  • 3:06 What's the difference between shoulder subluxation and dislocation?
  • 6:20 How common are shoulder instability events?  Who is most at risk?
  • 7:33 How common are subluxations vs. dislocations?
  • 8:08 How common are shoulder dislocations in contact sports? (Rugby)
  • 8:54 How common are frequent dislocations after a primary dislocation? 
  • 11:55 What are the different types of shoulder instability?
  • 15:47 How to differentiate between different types of instability (mechanism of injury)
  • 24:35 How common are bankart tears and hillsachs lesions after an anterior shoulder dislocation?
  • 25:15 How common is shoulder instability in older individuals vs. younger individuals and why?
  • 26:37 Does shoulder instability with recurrence correlate when eventual osteoarthritis in patients?
  • 27:40 Should patients consider surgery after a shoulder dislocation with a bankart tear of the labrum?
  • 30:26 AMBRI - Multi-direction Instability (MDI) defined
  • 31:49 AIOS - Acquired instability overuse syndrome defined
  • 37:32 Multi-direction Instability Case Study in a CrossFit (TM) athlete

I feel so unstable...


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