Critical reflection of the advanced rehabilitation of an elite rugby league player sustaining a posterior Bankart lesion

Authors: Andrew Mcdonough & Lennard Funk

References: Physical Therapy in Sport. Physical Therapy in Sport - 09 April 2012 (10.1016/j.ptsp.2012.01.002)

The following is a critical description and discussion of the successful assessment and rehabilitation of a right shoulder posterior Bankart repair in an elite rugby league player. The rehabilitation follows accelerated, goal based guidelines, widely adopted in current sports practice but not well documented in the literature (). The study serves to be the first critical discussion of such a regime.


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