Proximal Humerus Fracture Rehab Protocol

Keys to a Successful Outcome

  • Tuberosity healing must occur before active force is applied by the attached rotator cuff tendon

  • "Slower rather than quicker" overall

  • No not stress end range motions between 0-6 weeks while performing passive movements


*If surgery was not performed, PROM should not start until 3 weeks from the date of injury.

**to be worn day and night; off for hygiene and exercises

Contact Information


145 Rosemary Street, Suite C

Needham Heights, MA  02494

Phone:  781-429-7700

Fax:  781-429-7701

Billing:  781-881-2189



Monday - Friday:   8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday:   By Appointment

Sunday:   Closed

  • Tim Hartshorn M.D. Yelp Page
  • Tim Hartshorn M.D. Linkedin Page
  • Tim Hartshorn M.D. Youtube Channel
  • Ortho.Boston Facebook
  • Ortho.Boston Google Business

Google Maps

Ortho.Boston is a private Orthopedic Surgery practice located in Needham Heights, MA.

© 2019 by Ortho.Boston