In this episode, we're turning our focus to a lesser-known, yet equally important aspect of shoulder health: Posterior Shoulder Instability. While anterior instability often steals the spotlight, the posterior side of the shoulder harbors its own set of challenges and mysteries. Join us as our guest, Dr. Amit Momaya, demystifies this topic.

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Dr. Amit Momaya is a sports medicine surgeon and serves as head of the sports medicine division within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

He has extensive experience in the care of patients with shoulder, elbow and knee injuries. Furthermore, he has taken care of athletes at all levels—from the weekend warrior to the professional athlete. Dr. Momaya currently serves as team physician for UAB Athletics, Birmingham Legion FC, Birmingham Bulls Hockey, BUSA soccer, Hoover Vestavia Soccer, and multiple high schools. In addition, Dr. Momaya is an active clinician scientist. His research has been published in leading Orthopedic journals and presented at multiple local and national meetings. He continues to engage in clinical trials to help improve patient care and innovate in the growing field of sports medicine.

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Goal of episode: To develop a baseline knowledge of posterior shoulder instability.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Posterior shoulder causes
  • Risk factors
  • Pathogenesis
  • History
  • Physical exam
  • + many more


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