ANTERIOR OR POSTERIOR LABRAL REPAIR

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ANTERIOR OR POSTERIOR LABRAL REPAIR

Immediately Post-OP.: Patient discharged with shoulder immobilizer to be worn at all times for 6 weeks except: bathing, changing shirts, home exercises and P.T. Keep surgical incisions dry at all times for 2 weeks. Begin home exercises right away per your home exercise instruction sheet.

2 Weeks: Begin P.T.: Therapist to begin PASSIVE ROM in ALL planes. Avoid Traction Mobilization of the joint until 12 weeks post-op. Modalities as needed.

4 Weeks: Begin Isometric Strengthening.

6 Weeks: Discontinue the shoulder immobilizer. Begin Isotonic Strengthening.

12 Weeks: Discontinue Physical Therapy. Continue shoulder exercises at home. Gradually resume full activity except contact sports and throwing.

24 Weeks: Contact sports allowed. Return to throwing.

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