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Rotator cuff tear physical therapy helps
« on: July 06, 2019, 10:01:54 PM »
"Rehab for this type of injury typically involves non-weight bearing, open-chain exercises. Patients might hold a band and rotate their arm.

USC’s research protocol involves what are called closed-chain exercises. Often these exercises rely on a patient’s own body weight — including push-ups, pull-ups, dips and reverse rows — while the end of the limb is braced."

https://news.usc.edu/141175/shoulder-injury-left-a-woman-in-excruciating-pain-but-therapy-made-her-whole-again/