PT Inquest Episode 86: Preventing Overuse Shoulder Injuries

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JW and Erik are having a lovely conversation about Bozeman, handball, and the number 86 when they are rudely interrupted by Adam Meakins from The NAF Physio Podcast to talk about preventing shoulder injuries. Can we prevent overuse shoulder injuries? If we can prevent them, do we know what about the program actually worked? Is it specific to the program? How do numbers needed to treat and time investment play into all of this?

Preventing overuse shoulder injuries among throwing athletes: a cluster-randomised controlled trial in 660 elite handball players.
Andersson SH, Bahr R, Clarsen B, Myklebust G.
Br J Sports Med. 2016 Jun 16. pii: bjsports-2016-096226. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096226. [Epub ahead of print]

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