Occupational Shoulder Injuries and Pain

Excerpted from the SEAK DVD Set: Advanced Orthopedics for Workers’ Compensation & Occupational Health Professionals

Alan S. Curtis, MD discusses the differential diagnosis of the most common shoulder injuries in the workplace. He explains the symptoms, work-up and treatment of impingement of the shoulder and the indications of surgery when conservative options fail. Dr. Curtis reviews the most common causes of failure of shoulder surgery and the options for treating the painful postop shoulder. He offers practical suggestions for the successful rehabilitation and work restriction progression and return to work after shoulder surgery.