PT Inquest Episode 99: Effect of Early ROM After RTC Repair

Download iTunes

We got 99 episodes but a bad one ain’t…one! That didn’t work. Dammit. Anyway, this episode takes another look at whether or not early range of motion after rotator cuff repair makes a difference during recovery. Also there are balloons…

The Effect of Early Range of Motion on Quality of Life, Clinical Outcome, and Repair Integrity After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair.
Mazzocca AD, Arciero RA, Shea KP, Apostolakos JM, Solovyova O, Gomlinski G, Wojcik KE, Tafuto V, Stock H, Cote MP.
Arthroscopy. 2017 Jan 19. pii: S0749-8063(16)30889-1. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2016.10.017. [Epub ahead of print]

Here is the supplemental material page.

Here is the pre-trial registration.

Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us.

Music for PT Inquest:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
Used by Permission

Photo credit: “Balloons” by Anders Sandberg via Flickr.

Looking for the comments section? Learn why you can’t find them.