Shoulder Decompression Surgery

Interesting take on shoulder decompression surgery by Adam Meakins:

https://thesportsphysio.wordpress.com/2016/09/11/shoulder-decompression-coming-under-more-pressure/

“the effectiveness of this surgery has been challenged for many years, by many people, and some recent research has challenged it further. Budoff’s intriguing paper here which I recently read, demonstrates that by removing the coracoacromial ligament and shaving the acomial arch it now means the rotator cuff has to workHARDER to control and centralise the humeral head on the glenoid, not less! This is completely contradictory to how this surgery is often explained to patients, and it can also explain why some patients don’t do well after this surgery.”

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