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What physical therapy exercises should I do after a shoulder dislocation?
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Rotator cuff/scapula
Rotaor cuff strengthening and scapular stabilizing exercises are considered important aspects of any graduated shoulder rehabilitation program. Your physical therapist and treating physician will likely have a standardized protocol that they would like for you to follow.

In brief: Rotator cuff/scapula
Rotaor cuff strengthening and scapular stabilizing exercises are considered important aspects of any graduated shoulder rehabilitation program. Your physical therapist and treating physician will likely have a standardized protocol that they would like for you to follow.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Tandy Freeman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Before beginning ...
Before beginning rehab for a shoulder dislocation, you should be evaluated (minimum of exam and x-rays by a qualified physician) to rule out injuries, such as a fracture, that require early surgical intervention.
If cleared, a rehab program, including scapulothoracic stabilization and balanced rotator cuff strengthening, under the guidance of a pt or atc may be safely instituted and progressed.

In brief: Before beginning ...
Before beginning rehab for a shoulder dislocation, you should be evaluated (minimum of exam and x-rays by a qualified physician) to rule out injuries, such as a fracture, that require early surgical intervention.
If cleared, a rehab program, including scapulothoracic stabilization and balanced rotator cuff strengthening, under the guidance of a pt or atc may be safely instituted and progressed.
Dr. Tandy Freeman
Dr. Tandy Freeman
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