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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience in Sports Medicine
An injury: To one of the four muscle and/or tendons that make up the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is important for shoulder functions like lifting the arm ove ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be smart & lucky: While there are some variables that you have the ability to control (such as how you lift, what activities you participate in, etc), there are some va ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: If you inflammation of the rotator cuff the treatment by using anti-inflammatory medication could in form tablets or injection in the shoulder area, i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Symptoms vary with severity, but usually pain when you try to use the arm, particularly elevating the arm to reach out for something, difficulty lying ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
One of the: major tendons injured (torn) in a RTC (Rotator Cuff) injury is the SUPRASPINATUS which is the majot muscle/tendon complex responsible for LIFTING YOUR ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience in Sports Medicine
Rotator Cuff injury: Rotator cuff tears are either partial or full thickness. If the tear is not painful and there is not significant weakness then no surgery needs to be ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
PE, MRI, US: The first step in evaluating for a rotator cuff tear is talking to the patient about their symptoms and performing a good physical exam (pe) of the sh ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff repair: Repair of a torn rotator cuff tendon is performed primarily to relieve pain associated with a tear. Most common indication for surgery is pain which i ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff healing: Tears of the rotator cuff only truly heal to bone when surgically repaired. Tendon cannot stretch back out and reattach themselves to bone spontaneou ... Read More
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Yes: If it is not too uncomfortable to you moving it around but there is no reason that you cannot exercise by running.
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