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The primary purpose of this case report was to assess the effects of a specific progression of PNF and Rhythmic Stabilization Exercises (RSE) in conjunction with traditional physical therapy for a seventeen-year-old wrestler post Type II SLAP lesion surgical repair.
This case report indicated that the utilization of PNF and RSE is a beneficial component to physical therapy treatment of a seventeen-year-old wrestling athlete with a Type II SLAP lesion surgical repair. Designing a treatment plan with emphasis on PNF and RSE is cost-efficient, as it does not require expensive equipment or additional certifications. Also, physical therapists utilizing PNF and RSE could further control the safety of therapeutic interventions by providing manually controlled resistance and perturbations.
St. Augustine, FL
Muscle Stretching Exercises, Shoulder Injuries, Athletes, Adolescent
Physical Therapy | Rehabilitation and Therapy
Eskander, George and Daugherty, Matthew L., "Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation In A Male Wrestler Post Type II Slap Lesion Surgical Repair" (2018). St. Augustine, Fall 2018. 3.