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Preventing ACL Tears, Fitness Myths, and Rotator Cuff Repair Failures

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Dave Tilley and Lenny Macrina, Philip Stefanov, and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.


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6 keys to shoulder instability

6 Keys to Shoulder Instability Rehabilitation

Shoulder instability is a common injury encountered in physical therapy. But there are many different types of shoulder instability.Would you treat a high school baseball player that feels like their shoulder is loose when throwing the same as a 35 year old that fell on ice onto an outstretched arm and dislocated their shoulder? They’re both “shoulder instability,” right?There exists a wide range of symptomatic shoulder instabilities from subtle recurrent subluxations to traumatic dislocations. Nonoperative rehabilitation is commonly utilized for shoulder instability to regain previous functional activities through specific strengthening exercises, dynamic stabilization drills, neuromuscular training, proprioception drills, scapular muscle strengthening program and a gradual return to their desired activities.But to truly understand how to successfully treat shoulder instability, there are several key factors that you must consider.

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Rotator Cuff Repair Rehabilitation: How Fast Should We Go?

The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on Rotator Cuff Rehab: How Fast Should We Go? is now available.


This Week’s #AskMikeReinold Podcast

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Should We Allow Weightbearing After Meniscus Repair?

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about our thoughts on weightbearing restrictions follow meniscus repair. While we lean towards allowing weightbearing, there are some important things you have to consider.


Latest Articles on Elite Baseball Performance

If you are interested in baseball related content, check out the latest post from EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

  • 5 Sprint Drills Designed for Baseball Players
    by Nick Esposito on October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One of the common areas baseball players want to work on is speed and getting faster. With college camps and showcases right around the corner, now is a great time to work on your sprint mechanics! In this blog, I will share with you 5 sprint drills designed for baseball players. Make sure you watch the videos for a great demo and how I coach them. The post 5 Sprint Drills Designed for Baseball Players appeared first on Elite Baseball Performance.

This Week’s Social Media

Myself and my team at Champion PT and Performance are publishing a ton of great content on social media right now that you are not going to want to miss!

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This Week’s Stuff You Should Read From Around the Web


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Preventing ACL Tears In Gymnastics and Combating Overuse Injuries

Dave Tilley recently interviewed Lenny Macrina on his Shift Podcast and discussed preventing ACL tears and combating overuse injuries. Great and informative episode!

22 Overrated Fitness Beliefs (and What Really Matters)

There are a ton of overrated fitness beliefs that can be found on social media. Nice article by Philip Stefanov from Thinking Lifter does a great job showing us that it’s almost always better to keep things simple.

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: MRI Arthrogram Assessment of Tendon Healing

I really liked the conclusion of this study from the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. We know that many rotator cuff patients will have tearing again down the road, but it’s not often consistent with their subjective and objective outcomes. This study suggest ASES score of <80 at the 6m mark may be a good gauge to determine long term success.