Literature is scarce regarding the influence
of psychological readiness on return to sports after shoulder
In conclusion, the SIRSI was a useful tool
for predicting whether patients were psychologically ready to
return to sports after glenohumeral stabilization surgery. Patients
who returned to sports and those who returned to their preinjury
sports level were significantly more psychologically ready than
those who did not return. Therefore, we believe that the SIRSI
score should be considered along with other criteria that are used
to decide whether the patient is ready to return to sports.
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