Ep 11: Are we overcomplicating the shoulder? Tips for assessment and treatment, with Prof Jeremy Lewis and Dr Paul Salamh JOSPT Insights

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It's time to put shoulder special tests out to pasture. In this episode, Drs Dan Chapman and Chelsea Cooman talk with Prof Jeremy Lewis and Dr Paul Salamh about their recent JOSPT Viewpoint article on the treatment of rotator cuff–related shoulder pain. Prof Lewis and Dr Salamh argue why imaging and shoulder special tests won’t help you identify structures that are contributing to symptoms, then lay out what a shoulder examination looks like without special tests and how to begin treatment.

It's time to put shoulder special tests out to pasture. In this episode, Drs Dan Chapman and Chelsea Cooman talk with Prof Jeremy Lewis and Dr Paul Salamh about their recent JOSPT Viewpoint article on the treatment of rotator cuff–related shoulder pain. Prof Lewis and Dr Salamh argue why imaging and shoulder special tests won’t help you identify structures that are contributing to symptoms, then lay out what a shoulder examination looks like without special tests and how to begin treatment.