Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization/Bankart Repair

Stage 1 (0 - 4 weeks)

  • Sling immobilization (4 weeks)
  • Elbow AROM for flex/ex
  • Modalities for pain
  • Wrist PRE's
  • POD 10 - 12
  • Begin gentle pendulums CW & CCW
  • POD 14 - 20
  • Elbow PRE with shoulder stabilized

Stage 2 ( 4 - 6 weeks)

  • d/c sling
  • begin PROM for flexion
  • SC/AC/ST mobility
  • Serratus anterior strengthening (supine)
  • AROM flexion in scapular plane to 90
  • Deltoid isometrics

Stage 3 ( 6 - 8 weeks)

  • Begin isometrics in neutral for IR/ER/ABD/Flex/EX, progress to isotomics
  • Gradual AAROM to improve ER
  • AAROM -> AROM for IR/ER/Flex/Abd/Horizontal ADD
  • PRE for scap stabilizers
  • Strengthening exercises blow 90 degrees of flexion
  • Posterior glide joint mob's
  • UBE (week 10)

Stage IV (8 - 12 weeks)

  • AROM to regain full ROM
  • Wall push-ups
  • Normalize ST rhythm
  • Joint mobs
  • Begin isokinetics
  • Begin strengthening at 90 deg abduction

Stage 5 (6 - 12)

  • Begin plyometrics with throwbacks
  • Begin raquet/throwing program
  • Isokinetic test
  • Overhead activity
  • Push ups


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