Remplissage Protocol

From Dr. Stephen Burkhardt (San Antonio Orthopaedic Group)


  • Ultrasling x 6 weeks. Exercises – only prescribed post-op (shoulder shrugs, scapular retractions, ball squeezes and bicep curls)
    Physical therapy begins at 6 weeks post-op.

WEEKS 6-12

  • Begin formal physical therapy – patient to be seen 2-3x/week
  • PROM GOALS: Forward flexion: 180 degrees at 12 weeks post-op.
  • External r