Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Keys to a Successful Outcome
For the first two weeks, wear the brace at all times and avoid any movement of the shoulder.
Avoid any weight lifting for at least the first 12 weeks.
Avoid any excessive motion of the surgical arm in all planes for the first 4 weeks.
*Off for hygiene and gentle home exercise
**if a distal clavicle excision is performed, horizontal adduction is restricted for 8 weeks post-op
***if a biceps tenodesis is performed, avoid active flexion of biceps and eccentric loads on biceps for 6 weeks post-op