Rehab Considerations for the Athletic Post Operative Shoulder

This 1-hour presentation will focus on rehabilitation for athletes for rotator cuff repair, Bankart repair, and Latarjet, with special considerations for different athletic populations.

After attending this call, the participant will:

  • Recognize the structures involved in each repair
  • Recognize the purpose/objective of each surgery
  • Identify the difference in needs of athletes vs general population
  • Understand special considerations and regional interdependence for the specific sports discussed in presentation


  • Prevalence
  • MOI and sport specific demands
    1. Overhead athletes vs non-overhead athletes
    2. Regional interdependence in sport
  • Risk Factors
  • Overview of each procedure
  • Rehab Considerations
    1. Physical therapy
    2. Return to sport protocols
    3. Regional interdependence considerations
    4. Criteria for return to sport
    5. Communication with other sports medicine team

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