Quick Questions In The Shoulder: Expert Advice In Sports Medicine by Kelly C. Huxel BlivenQuick Questions In The Shoulder: Expert Advice In Sports Medicine by Kelly C. Huxel Bliven

Quick Questions In The Shoulder: Expert Advice In Sports Medicine

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Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional sports medicine references?

Are you seeking brief, up-to-date, expert advice for common issues that can be encountered when working with athletes?

Quick Questions in the Shoulder: Expert Advice in Sports Medicineprovides a unique format of concise and to the point responses with clinical application, backed by the latest research on shoulder injuries among athletes.

Dr. Kellie C. Huxel Bliven and her contributors present 39 common clinical questions regarding the prevention, assessment, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of the shoulder.

Co-published with theNational Athletic Trainers' Association,Quick Questions in the Shoulder: Expert Advice in Sports Medicineprovides concise answers to 39 frequently asked clinical questions. Written in a conversational tone, the authors of the individual questions represent a variety of different backgrounds and are experts in their respective field. The variety of questions and brevity of responses will make this a book that is easy to read and reference at the point of care.

Some sample sections and questions include:
  • Factors related to shoulder function
    • How does the trunk contribute to upper extremity function and injury risk in overhead athletes?
    Injury diagnosis
    • What are the best clinical tests for determining if a patient has scapular dyskinesis and to determine if it is contributing to their shoulder pain and dysfunction?
    Injury treatment and rehabilitation
    • What are the most effective glenohumeral mobilization techniques and when are they most appropriate to use to improve shoulder function and range of motion?
    The overhead athlete
    • What assessments should be used in screening overhead athletes to determine who is at increased risk for injury and what are the most effective injury prevention strategies?

    Quick Questions in the Shoulder: Expert Advice in Sports Medicineis the perfect at-your-side resource for the athletic trainer, team physician, or sports medicine clinician looking for practical answers to sports-related shoulder injury questions. The concise and conversational tone allows the reader to readily apply the information into their everyday practice.
Kellie C. Huxel Bliven, PhD, ATCis an Associate Professor in the Kinesiology Program within the College of Graduate Health Studies at A.T. Still University (ATSU) in Mesa, Arizona. She is also an adjunct faculty member in anatomy for several residential programs at ATSU. Dr. Huxel Bliven earned her BA in biology and physical education ...
Title:Quick Questions In The Shoulder: Expert Advice In Sports MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.5 inPublished:May 13, 2015Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Editor
Contributing Authors
Preface
Introduction

Section I Factors Related to Shoulder Function
Question 1 What Factors Contribute to Forward Head and Rounded Shoulder Posture, and Why Is It Important to Assess?
Adam Lutz, PT, DPT and Chuck Thigpen, PhD, PT, ATC
Question 2 How Does the Trunk Contribute to Upper Extremity Function and Injury Risk in Overhead Athletes?
Joseph B. Myers, PhD, ATC and Elizabeth E. Hibberd, PhD, ATC
Question 3 Do Hip Mobility and Strength Affect Shoulder Function in Athletes?
Kevin Laudner, PhD, ATC, FACSM
Question 4 Can Core Strength and Stability Improve Upper Extremity Function?
Aaron Sciascia, MS, ATC, NASM-PES
Question 5 What Are Appropriate Weight Training Exercises to Avoid Shoulder Pain and Discomfort?
Thomas W. Nesser, PhD

Section II Injury Diagnosis
Question 6 What Are the Most Common Forms of Shoulder Impingement in Athletes, and How Can One Differentiate Between Them?
Elizabeth E. Hibberd, PhD, ATC and Joseph B. Myers, PhD, ATC
Question 7 What Are the Best Clinical Tests for Determining if a Patient Has Scapular Dyskinesis and if It Is Contributing to His or Her Shoulder Pain and Dysfunction?
Aaron Sciascia, MS, ATC, NASM-PES
Question 8 What Is the Clinical Importance of Visual Scapular Dyskinesis in Overhead Athletes With Shoulder Symptoms?
Andréa Diniz Lopes, DSc and Eric L. Sauers, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Question 9 What Are the Best Clinical Tests for Measuring Posterior Shoulder Tightness, and How Should Results Be Used to Make Treatment
Decisions?
Kevin Laudner, PhD, ATC, FACSM
Question 10 Which History and Physical Examination Diagnostic Tests Can Confirm and Screen Superior Labral Anterior-to-Posterior Lesions?
Lori A. Michener, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS
Question 11 Which History and Physical Examination Diagnostic Tests Can Confirm and Screen Glenohumeral Instability?
Josie L. Harding, BS, ATC, AT and Kellie C. Huxel Bliven, PhD, ATC
Question 12 Which Clinical and Diagnostic Imaging Tests Are Most Effective for Diagnosing Rotator Cuff Disease?
Matthew K. Walsworth, MD, PT and Lori A. Michener, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS
Question 13 What Constitutes a High-Quality, Effective Clinical Assessment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?
Gail P. Parr, PhD, ATC
Question 14 What Is Effort Thrombosis, and How Is It Diagnosed and Treated?
Matthew K. Walsworth, MD, PT and Jonathan K. Park, MD
Question 15 What Are Common Causes of Cervical Radiculopathy, and What Clinical Tests Can Be Used to Diagnose It?
Lee N. Marinko, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Question 16 What Mechanisms Contribute to Injury of the Peripheral Nerves at the Shoulder, and How Do These Injuries Present Clinically?
Lee N. Marinko, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Question 17 What Is the Role of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Diagnosing Shoulder Pathology?
Adam Lutz, PT, DPT and Chuck Thigpen, PhD, PT, ATC

Section III Injury Treatment and Rehabilitation
Question 18 What Are the Best Patient-Rated Outcomes Measures for Use in Assessing Shoulder Pain and Dysfunction in Athletes?
Andréa Diniz Lopes, DSc and Eric L. Sauers, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Question 19 What Strategies Can Be Implemented to Integrate Patient-Rated Outcomes Measures Into the Routine Care of Patients With Shoulder Injury?
Alison R. Snyder Valier, PhD, AT, FNATA
Question 20 What Factors Should Be Considered in the Early Management of a First-Time Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Dislocation?
Kellie C. Huxel Bliven, PhD, ATC
Question 21 Which Types of Acromioclavicular Joint Separations Respond Best to Nonoperative Management, and What Rehabilitation Guidelines Ensure a Safe Return to Play?
Michael A. Shaffer, PT, ATC, OCS
Question 22 After a Brachial Plexopathy, What Are the Most Important Considerations for Determining When an Athlete Can Safely Return to Collision and Contact Sports?
Michael A. Shaffer, PT, ATC, OCS
Question 23 What Are Effective Clinical Techniques to Improve the Thoracic Spine Mobility Necessary for Shoulder Function?
Barton E. Anderson, MS, AT, ATC
Question 24 What Are the Best Therapeutic Exercises for Addressing Scapular Dyskinesis?
Tim L. Uhl, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA
Question 25 What Are the Most Effective Glenohumeral Mobilization Techniques, and When Are They Most Appropriate to Use to Improve Shoulder Function and Range of Motion?
Bryce W. Gaunt, PT, SCS; Brian J. Phillips, PT, DPT; and Joseph H. Kostuch, PT, SCS
Question 26 When Is It Best to Use Muscle Isolation and Muscle Integration Exercises in Shoulder Rehabilitation?
Michael T. McKenney, MS, AT, CSCS
Question 27 What Are the Best Nonsurgical Treatment Approaches to Resolve Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Improve Function?
Tim L. Uhl, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA
Question 28 What Are the Most Important Range of Motion Restrictions After Shoulder Surgery?
Brian J. Phillips, PT, DPT; Bryce W. Gaunt, PT, SCS; and Joseph H. Kostuch, PT, SCS
Question 29 What Are the Most Appropriate Exercises to Safely Gain Range of Motion Postoperatively With Minimal Activation of the Rotator Cuff Muscles?
Martin J. Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS and Michael T. Piercey, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, CMP, CSCS
Question 30 What Are the Most Important Aspects of Patient Education and Home Exercise Programs for Improving Shoulder Function?
Aaron Sciascia, MS, ATC, NASM-PES

Section IV The Overhead Athlete
Question 31 What Assessments Should Be Used in Screening Overhead Athletes to Determine Increased Risk for Injury? If Screening Indicates Injury Risk, What Injury Prevention Strategies Are Recommended?
Ellen Shanley, PhD, PT, OCS
Question 32 Why Is It Important to Assess Shoulder Rotational Range of Motion in Overhead Athletes?
Kelsey Picha, MS, ATC and Eric L. Sauers, PhD, ATC, FNATA
Question 33 Is There a Relationship Between Shoulder and Elbow Injuries in Overhead Athletes?
Elizabeth E. Hibberd, PhD, ATC and Joseph B. Myers, PhD, ATC
Question 34 What Are the Optimal Shoulder Strength Ratios for Overhead Athletes, and What Strategies Should Be Implemented to Ensure Appropriate Strength Ratios?
W. Steven Tucker, PhD, ATC
Question 35 What Are the Current Pitch Count Guidelines for Youth, Adolescent, and Adult Baseball and Softball Pitchers, and Are These Guidelines Effective in Decreasing the Number of Shoulder Injuries Experienced in These Populations?
Ellen Shanley, PhD, PT, OCS and Amanda Arnold, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Question 36 What Are Important Considerations in Managing the Adolescent Baseball Pitcher With Shoulder Pain?
Sue Falsone, PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT; Gail P. Parr, PhD, ATC; and Kellie C. Huxel Bliven, PhD, ATC
Question 37 What Are the Components of a Safe and Effective Return-to-Throwing Progression for Pitchers?
Sue Falsone, PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT
Question 38 What Are Important Considerations in Managing Chronic Glenohumeral Microinstability in the Tennis Athlete?
Josie L. Harding, BS, ATC, AT; Marilyn (Hintz) Kaminski, MS, ATC/L, CSCS; and Barton E. Anderson, MS, AT, ATC
Question 39 Which Training Modifications Can Be Advantageous in Reducing Shoulder Pain and Preventing Shoulder Injury in the Competitive Swimmer?
Angela Tate, PT, PhD, Cert. MDT

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