Biceps Tear At-Home Therapy


Your surgeon will likely give you an elbow brace that will prevent excessive elbow extension in order to protect the repair – straightening your elbow will put too much tension on the still healing repair. The brace will be adjustable, starting at limiting extension to 45 degrees in your second week and gradually increasing the amount of extension until you have full range in about the eighth week.

Frank Eichler and his Rotator Cuff Tear

“I am 64 years old and haven’t learned anything,” according to Elite Shelbyville’s patient Frank Eichler after his Rotator Cuff Tear Repair.  Last February, Frank was pruning about 110 pear trees on his farm using a chainsaw and a pole saw.  Within a few weeks, Frank’s shoulder became very sore.

When thinking it was time to go see a doctor about his sore shoulder,

What to do after a Total Shoulder Replacement

Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery – Home Exercise Program (0 to 6 weeks post-op)

A home exercise program, or HEP, is a list of exercises your therapist will assign for you to do on your own at home. Think of your healing process as an interstate, and you’re driving a car from point A (the day of your initial evaluation) to point B (fully healed).