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bicep pain after rotator cuff surgery

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
biceps close by: The most common rotator cuff tendon torn is the supraspiatus tendon.It runs very close to the long head of biceps tendon in your shoulder.So, the tend ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can be normal: It is normal to still have some sharp pains 7 weeks after rotator cuff surgery. Pain in the outer biceps is likely referred pain from the shoulder th ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Stiffness: 36 year old woman with post surgical stiffness 6w s/p rotator cuff repair. Please contact your treating surgeon and let them know that you are experie ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your surgeon: You really should discuss this with your surgeon since he/she was there and can give you all og the what ifs.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Can take a while: You should start noticing some improvement a few weeks after surgery. I would recommend that you get back in to see your surgeon.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Rotator Cuff Surgery: This varies from doctor to doctor and also depends on the severity of the tear. It is generally accepted that initially you should avoid any active r ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Asking wrong people: The person to ask is your Orthopedic Surgeon who knows your case best. Your Surgeon will set your post-surgical course of treatment for you. No two ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgeon preference: This is an question best asked of your surgeon. Every surgeon has different protocols and different philosophies about motion after rotator cuff repai ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff repair: Surgery to re-attach a torn rotator cuff tendon typically takes 6 weeks for preliminary healing of tendon to bone. At 6 weeks, the sling is discontinu ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Need PT: Most surgeons recommend physical therapy after rotator cuff surgery to help with motion and guide the success of a repair. Sounds like you may be dev ... Read More
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