Preventing ACL Tears, Fitness Myths, and Rotator Cuff Repair Failures

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Dave Tilley and Lenny Macrina, Philip Stefanov, and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

My Latest Article

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Shoulder impingement is a really broad term that is used too often. It has become such a commonly used junk term, such as “patellofemoral pain.”Unfortunately, the use of such a broad term as a diagnosis is not helpful to determine the treatment process. There is no magical “shoulder impingement protocol” that you can pull out of your notebook and apply to a specific person.I wish it were that simple.To make the treatment process for shoulder impingement a little more simple, there are 3 things that I typically consider to classify and differentiate shoulder impingement.

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This Week’s #AskMikeReinold Podcast

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On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about ways that you can gain confidence as a physical therapist. It’s so common, especially earlier in your career, to doubt your ability to help people. It’s just a lack of experience, not ability. Here are some strategies to help.

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  • Two Common Curveball Mistakes Pitchers Should Avoid
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    Amateur pitchers typically throw very poor-quality curveballs. In this article, learn why the curveball should be thrown as hard as possible, and why focal points are critical is learning how to locate a curveball.
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This Week’s Stuff You Should Read From Around the Web

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Preventing ACL Tears In Gymnastics and Combating Overuse Injuries

Dave Tilley recently interviewed Lenny Macrina on his Shift Podcast and discussed preventing ACL tears and combating overuse injuries. Great and informative episode!

22 Overrated Fitness Beliefs (and What Really Matters)

There are a ton of overrated fitness beliefs that can be found on social media. Nice article by Philip Stefanov from Thinking Lifter does a great job showing us that it’s almost always better to keep things simple.

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: MRI Arthrogram Assessment of Tendon Healing

I really liked the conclusion of this study from the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. We know that many rotator cuff patients will have tearing again down the road, but it’s not often consistent with their subjective and objective outcomes. This study suggest ASES score of <80 at the 6m mark may be a good gauge to determine long term success.