Shoulder Protocols

Safe Zones for Shoulder Rehabilitation

Downloadable PDF (article from Safe Zones for Shoulder Rehabilitation

Conservative Management of Impingement Syndrome


  • Partial Cuff Tear
  • Tendinopathy Type III Acromion
  • Bone Spurs
Rotator Cuff Repair (Large)

Downloadable Protocol from Fowler Kennedy: Large Rotator Cuff Repair Protocol

Rotator Cuff Surgery: Protocol for Mini-Open or Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Downloadable Protocol: Rotator Cuff Surgery, post operative protocol for mini open

Anterior Deltoid Strengthening

Downloadable PDF: Anterior Deltoid Strengthening Protocol

Video demonstrations of Phase 1-4 Exercises: Anterior Deltoid Strengthening Exercises

Latissimus Dorsi Transfer – for Massive Rotator Cuff Tear

Downloadable PDF: Lats Dorsi Transfer Protocol


Abduction Sling
Example of a sling with an abduction pad from

Check out the following video link for an animated demonstration of the procedure: Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer Procedure

Total Shoulder Replacement/Hemi-Arthroplasty/Reverse TSR

Downloadable PDF: shoulder replacment protocol