Rotator Cuff Repair Protocol Shoulder Surgery | Pre-Op Class

A patient’s guide to rotator cuff repair shoulder surgery. What to expect during recovery and rehabilitation.

In this course Anthony Maritato, PT licensed physical therapist reviews some of the best post surgical rehabilitation protocols in the world. See what the surgical team from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (A teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School) recommends following a rotator cuff repair surgery.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand what your post surgical protocol is and what to expect during your recover from rotator cuff repair shoulder surgery..
  • Learn a library of exercises commonly performed after shoulder surgery including what the exercise is called and what it is intended to help..
  • Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant students will learn some of the most common treatment strategies for each stage of rotator cuff repair rehab.
  • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapists Assistant students will also learn about rotator cuff rehabilitation and recovery.

Course Content

  • What a shoulder rotator cuff tear is and what you can do about it. –> 1 lecture • 16min.
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital Rotator Cuff Repair – Commonly Asked Questions –> 6 lectures • 36min.
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Post Surgical Rotator Cuff Repair Protocol –> 11 lectures • 20min.
  • Exercise Library with Explanations –> 14 lectures • 15min.

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Requirements

  • None.

In this course Anthony Maritato, PT licensed physical therapist reviews some of the best post surgical rehabilitation protocols in the world. See what the surgical team from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (A teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School) recommends following a rotator cuff repair surgery.

 

This course is a clinical guide appropriate for both PT, PTA, OT, OTA students, clinicians, and patients.

 

Anthony Maritato, PT reviews the current literature then explains what everything means in easy to understand plain language.

 

“I have been fortunate enough to treat several hundred patients following shoulder surgery in my clinical practice and now I can bring all of that experience to students and patients who have never been through this procedure before.” Anthony Maritato, PT

 

Part 1 – Frequently asked questions and answers before surgery

 

Part 2 – Review the 12 week post surgical protocol – what you can expect

 

Part 3 – Extensive exercise library with detailed explanations and demonstrations of some of the rehabilitative exercises used during the rehabilitation process.

 

About the Instructor: Anthony Maritato, PT has been a licensed physical therapist and private practice owner since 2002. He specializes in outpatient orthopedic care and specifically in treating patients after rotator cuff repair surgery and total knee replacement surgery. Anthony still works in his clinic in Monroe, OH. In his spare time Anthony teaches other therapists and practice owners how to start and run their private practice. Anthony also enjoys spending time with his family and friends while rooting for his favorite Cincinnati sports teams.