PT Inquest Episode 103: Prognostic Factors for Postop Frozen Shoulder

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One of the most dreaded perceived complications after shoulder surgery is the development of developing frozen shoulder. Can we spot those who are at increased risk? If we can, is there anything we can do about it? Can a study be more awkward than Erik?

Incidence and prognostic factors for postoperative frozen shoulder after shoulder surgery: a prospective cohort study.
Koorevaar RC, Van’t Riet E, Ipskamp M, Bulstra SK.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2017 Mar;137(3):293-301. doi: 10.1007/s00402-016-2589-3. Epub 2017 Jan 28.

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Music for PT Inquest:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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Photo credit: “Shoulder incisions” by Jody McIntyre via Flickr.

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