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How Long For My Shoulder Rotator Cuff Injury To Heal
Severity dictates: Not all rotator cuff injuries are the same. Important variables that determine time to healing include: size, location and extent of the cuff injury along with the overall health of the injured patient. History of injury, examination findings, and imaging studies (x-ray & mri) allow your treating physician to make a reasonably accurate estimation regarding time to healing with or without surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
On average how long does it take right side rotator cuff injury & right side shoulder strain to get better? On diclofenac 75 mg.
Few months to foreve: shoulder is very complicated joint and an injury to the rotators cuff muscle and ligament could be complicated and the seriousness of the injuries varied pending the classification and extent of the damages so the recovery will varied from a few months to a simple injuries to never for a complete damage that will required surgery assuming the appropriate physical therapy was done as well ...Read more
For a shoulder/rotator cuff injury, what is the diagnostic difference between an ultrasound and an MRI? Which is preferred?
Shoulder rotator cuff injury 9 months ago. Tendonitis. Lump at tip of R shoulder blade size of quail egg. What is that?
Cuff tendonitis: Best to decrease inflammation by relative rest, avoid the so called painful arc above shoulder level. Nsaids and ice, along with strengthening of the rotator cuff with band exercises below shoulder level. When pain disappears, gradually return back to overhead activities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell on my shoulder from a handstand. Shoulder has fairly decent movement after two weeks, but benchpressing brought pain. Rotator cuff Injury?
Not necessarily: 2 weeks too soon to tell. need some more time. if remains painful needs evaluation ...Read more
Rotator cuff injury in my left shoulder.Causes my arm popout of socket during bnchpress. Can i increase circulation to make inflam. Phase count? How?
Shoulder Specialist: It sounds like you have an unstable shoulder along with your rotator cuff injury. See a shoulder specialist to get a detailed recommendation for you personally. Learn more: http://theshouldercenter.Com/rotator-cuff-tear.Htm and http://theshouldercenter.Com/unstable-shoulder.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Torn rotator cuff injury from mar13. Physio says i now have AC joint issue & shoulder sits lower. I have pain , should I see surgeon, how to treat?
Rotator cuff injury: Don't know mechanism of injury or how it was diagnosed.If you do in fact have a rotator cuff tear(by history, p.E., and confirmed by mri)than i would see ors well-trained in arthroscopic rot. Cuff repair.Ac joint and scapulothoracic issues can be tx.@same time or postoperatively. ...Read more
Is surgery necessary to fix a ruptured bursa sac in shoulder? Pain is intense and widespread. Has recently gotten worse. Possible rotator cuff injury?
Can a dexamethasone injection in the gluteus muscle for rotator cuff injury make shoulder pain worse?
Gluteal injection: I have heard this scenario from patients multiple times and I must admit - I don't understand the rationale of the treatment. If your MD/DO wishes to treat your injury with "systemic" steroids - meaning it goes all around your body it should be done with pills - a medrol pak. An injection into the muscle typically stays right where you put it - the muscle . So the injection did not make it worse ...Read more
Soreness in upper right arm/shoulder are for several months. Had similar issue last year in left arm which was rotator cuff injury. ?
Dx with rotator cuff injury to left shoulder area.Arm.Is still hurting bad on the side.Of upper arm and going in my arm. Took nsaid nohelp . Help?
Been lifting weights, today right shoulder felt very weak and little painful. This is my dominant arm. Can this be als? Rotator cuff injury? Male 20
Symptoms: acute and now constant shoulder pain which lead to swelling in my hand, discolouration and weakness. Could this be a rotator cuff injury?
Maybe: The description of your symptoms is not a common presentation for a rotator cuff problem. The first thing that comes to my mind with this description is a vascular issue. I think of things like upper extremity deep venous thrombosis and thoracic outlet syndrome. I would have this issue evaluated by a primary care provider soon. ...Read more
I am having a rotator cuff injury. As im workingout at jym (which i don't want to leave). I am having problem in lifting weights above shouldr level.
yup: http://www.princeton.edu/uhs/pdfs/shoulder-rehab-ver2.pdf.Get a more detailed answer ›
6-12 wks if healable: Minor or partial rotator cuff tears are usually allowed to heal via nonoperative means initially. Physical therpay, appropriate rest, then strengthening or titrated to the needs of each patient and their particular cuff tear. I healing does not work by 6-12 weeks, the tear may well need surgical intervention. ...Read more
Can i heal my rotator cuff injury without surgery? I fell a couple of months ago and tore my rotator cuff muscle. The dr. Says i need surgery, but I am hesitant, because that would mean a long recovery. I am self-employed and i can't make a living witho
I : I agree with dr. Peterson. Depending on type of rotator cuff tear, physical therapy is often an excellent option. By maximizing the muscle strength of the surrounding the other rotator cuff muscles and surrounding shoulder blade muscles, the pain associated with the tear and subsequent dysfunction may be controlled. For those who do not have success with physical therapy, surgery may improve their results. Physical therapy seems to do a little better in the degenerative type tears or the partial thickness rotator cuff tears. Usually, large full thickness rotator cuff tears tend to require surgical repair. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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