Stabilisation (including MDI)

The physiotherapy protocol for arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation consists of progression through 3 phases of exercises over 4 – 6 months after surgery.

Post Operative Phase 1

First 6 weeks

Post Operative Phase 2

6 weeks to 3 months

Post Operative Phase 3

3 to 6 months

Multidirectional Instability (MDI). A non-operative program focussing on scapular control supervised by a physiotherapist should be the first line treatment. For more details see: Watson-Warby Protocol.

Multidirectional Instability (MDI). A non-operative program focussing on scapular control