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Clinic Forms & Info

Surgery Preparation:

Antibiotics After Your Joint Replacement:

There are certain health procedures that you can have done which put your joint
replacement at risk for an infection. How does this happen? It comes down to something
called “bacteremia,” which simply stated, is when a large influx of bacteria gain access into
the blood stream.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recommends that clinicians consider
preventative antibiotic use (prophylaxis) for patients with joint replacements prior to any
invasive procedure that may allow bacteria to enter the bloodstream. Antibiotic prophylaxis
consists of taking a single dose of oral antibiotics 1 hour prior to any procedure, such as
dental procedures (routine teeth cleaning, extractions, etc.), GI procedures (endoscopy,
colonoscopy, etc.). The risks and benefits of antibiotic prophylaxis should be discussed
between you and your surgeon.

Post Shoulder Surgery – Physical Therapy Protocols:

  • Dr. Norris’ Physical Therapy Protocol Packet
  1. TRN PT Protocol
  • Dr. Kelly’s Physical Therapy Protocol Packet
  1. JDK Instability (Bankart) Physical Therapy Protocol
  2. JDK Reverse Total Shoulder Physical Therapy Protocol
  3. JDK Rotator Cuff Repair Physical Therapy Protocol
  4. JDK SLAP Physical Therapy Protocol
  5. JDK Total Shoulder Physical Therapy Protocol