What Physical Therapists Need to Know About SLAP Tears: FPF Show Episode 130

By dpope2020

April 26, 2024

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What Physical Therapists Need to Know About SLAP Tears: FPF Show Episode 130

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In today's video we go over What Physical Therapists Need to Know About SLAP Tears: FPF Show Episode 130: 


  • 0:00 - Intro
  • 0:46 SLAP Tears anatomy review
  • 1:20 SLAP tear history and definition
  • 1:52 Explaining different types of SLAP Tears
  • 6:42 Visual demonstration of different SLAP tears
  • 9:50 Different mechanisms of injury of SLAP Tears
  • 21:03 How common are asymptomatic SLAP tears in a general population? 
  • 26:18 Is SLAP pathology common in the strength and fitness community?
  • 32:10 How common is SLAP pathology by age group?
  • 34:23 How common are SLAP Tears in overhead athletes?
  • 38:22 Are SLAP tears associated with other injuries (rotator cuff pathology, other labral tears)

SLAP Tears, maybe the best type of labral tear?


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