Clinical Podcast: Does Thoracic Thrust Manipulation Have a Place with Subacromial Shoulder Pain? | Dr. Jay Grimes

This week’s Clinical Podcast episode is all about the shoulder! Mark Shepherd is joined by Dr. Jay Grimes, a Clinical Associate Professor at Mark’s alma mater. They discuss the latest developments in subacromial shoulder pain, including a recent study that Dr. Grimes published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

Dr. Jay Grimes is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Director of Orthopaedic Residency at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. His teaching responsibilities have been focused in the area of Musculoskeletal Examination and Intervention in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Jay remains active in clinical practice, focusing on orthopedic pathology with a particular interest in the shoulder. He obtained board certification as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2007. Dr. Grimes has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Connecticut Physical Therapy Association since 2000. In 2003, he received APTA’s Mary McMillan Award.

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Twitter – @EIMTeam

The Comparative Effects of Upper Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation Techniques in Individuals With Subacromial Pain Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Grimes et al.)

Staged Approach for Rehabilitation Classification: Shoulder Disorders (STAR–Shoulder)

 

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