PT Inquest Episode 80: Glenohumeral Kinematics with RTC Tears
If your patient has completely torn their supraspinatus, then their humeral head must translate superiorly during arm elevation. Or does it??? In this episode JW and Erik look at a novel kinematic study that found the exact opposite. Remember, there is always more to a hypothesis than, “It makes sense.”
Alterations in Glenohumeral Kinematics in Patients With Rotator Cuff Tears Measured With Biplane Fluoroscopy.
Millett PJ, Giphart JE, Wilson KJ, Kagnes K, Greenspoon JA.
Arthroscopy. 2016 Mar;32(3):446-51. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.08.031. Epub 2015 Oct 24.
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