Need to ‘stabilize’ your shoulder rehabilitation skills? Come listen to Jo Gibson deliver her pearls of wisdom

By Paul Blazey @Blazey85 Jo Gibson a renowned specialist physiotherapist from the UK is coming to Vancouver this month. Jo is the author of multiple chapters on the management of shoulder instability1-3and is a highly respected clinic leader working closely with Mr Peter Brownson, a specialist shoulder surgeon based in Liverpool, England. This close relationship […]

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Shoulder Pain: Hidden causes and 6 top tips for assessment and treatment

By David Pope Is your patient’s referred or radicular shoulder pain pretending to be from irritation of the local structures? Referred cervical and thoracic pain may present with similarities to pathological local structures internal or external to the joint capsule (Ponappan et al. 2015). Keeping in mind local pathology, which may occur in combination with […]

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Podcast Cluster #2: Shoulder Injuries

By Steffan Griffin (@SteffanGriffin) Moving on from our hamstrings focus in the last podcast cluster, here are podcasts withhuge names from the world of SEM. Pearls of wisdom on a variety of shoulder pathologies, from rotator cuff tendinopathy to AC joint disruption. 8 podcasts from 5 world-renowned speakers with a combined total of 25,000+ listens: Scroll […]

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The sexy scalpel: unnecessary shoulder surgery on the rise

  By Jørgen Jevne @jevnehelse While we are supposed to be living in the era of evidence-based medicine (EBM), researchers are making us increasingly aware of the long distance between academia and daily clinical practice. This is highlighted by recent writings on low back pain [1] and knee arthroscopy [2]. Clinicians love to cling on to […]

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