Arthroscopic Anterior Labral Repair or Anterior Stabilisation
Physiotherapy Programme by Dr Kalman Piper
Return to Sports:
- 6 weeks:
Fitness Training (Jogging, Stationary Bike).
- 3 months:
Swimming and Non-contact sports; excludes throwing and overhead sports.
- 4 months:
Supervised Throwing Program.
- 6 months:
Progressive return to full sporting activity including overhead sports, throwing sports and upper limb weights. eg. rugby, tennis, volleyball, basketball, water polo.
- Avoid Shoulder Press Behind-the-Head, Bench Press and inclined bench press on table. These exercises have an increased risk of re-dislocation.
- Military presses (with hands and bar in front of face and visible at all times) and bench press on the floor are allowed.