Subacromial Decompression

Below you will find our current rehabilitation guidelines for the post–operative Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression patient. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

Procedure:

Weeks of Physical Therapy 1 2 3 4 5 6 Days/week 1 2 3 4 5

Evaluate and Treat according to protocol

Phase 1: (1-2 weeks)

Goals:

Precautions:

Range of Motion:

Strengthening:

Modalities:

Criteria for progression to phase 2:

Phase 2: Intermediate Phase (2-6 Weeks)

Goals:

Exercises:

Manual Treatment:

Modalities:

Criteria for Progression to Phase 3:

Phase 3: Strengthening Phase and Functional Training: (6 weeks and beyond)

Goals:

Emphasis of Phase 3:

Exercises: