6 Keys to SLAP Tear Physical Therapy [Guide for Physios] – FPF Show Episode 133

By dpope2020

May 24, 2024

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6 Keys to SLAP Tear Physical Therapy [Guide for Physios] - FPF Show Episode 133

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In today's video we go over 6 Keys to SLAP Tear Physical Therapy [Guide for Physios] - FPF Show Episode 133: 


  • 0:00 - Intro
  • 2:22 - Is your patient a candidate for physical therapy and who should consider surgery as a first option?
  •  5:52 - What are return to sport rates as well as return to sports at prior level of competition rates after physical therapy for SLAP tears?
  • 6:34 How long should it take to complete a physical therapy program before returning back to sport?
  • 12:05 Delivering patient education - modifying lifestyle, training and throwing
  • 23:30 The importance of restoring pain free range of motion [GIRD, Total Arc, Flexion]
  • 34:40 Should weightlifters be treated the same way as baseball players? 
  • 42:27 The importance of training the rotator cuff and scapular muscles
  • 47:42 The vital role of specificity in physical therapy treatment
  • 54:10 Return to sport guidelines and criteria for physical therapy progression over time

I think this talk just healed my SLAP tear....


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