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frozen shoulder after rotator cuff surgery

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Levine
43 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Additional procedure: If after 3 months you are really "frozen" you may need another MRI and if repair is intact, you may need a manipulation. If repair is return, you s ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Get 2nd opinion: Arthroscopic rc repair is a common procedure.'frozen shoulder' is a condition that can occur after repair or may have started earlier... If you are st ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
C spine stenosis: have you had a cervical spine MRI? This might be a form of "sciatica" from a pinched nerve in the neck.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Shoulder issue: Grinding noise is a non-specific symptom and may not be anything to worry about, but it may be part of a bigger picture that may need attention. It al ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Sometimes: Think of the rotator cuff as a rope. A frayed rope will still work until enough fraying occurs and it breaks. For a rotator cuff, it takes about 50% b ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Reduced shoulder motion is a common complication of rotator cuff surgery. Prevention is multifaceted. Appropriate physical therapy with early passiv ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, don't worry.: Not all popping and clicking is a sign of trouble. In fact, because of the swelling that occurs after most shoulder surgeries, it is common. Remember ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Go to orthopedc surg: How dose do that or sport medicne surgeon.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
You can.: With a successful repair and appropriate post-operative rehab, you should be able to resume powerlifting. However, you should be aware that you are mo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Carolan
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A frozen shoulder can occur after any surgery to the shoulder including a total shoulder. It is important that range of motion is initiated as soon a ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Szatkowski
15 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Many people have degenerative rotator cuff tears as we mature. Non operative conservative treatment should be the first line of treatment. This often ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Very common in your-: -age group. it takes a lot of therapy above and beyond your formal sessions to gain the notion. daily passive 2-3 times a day which requires a partner ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss with MD: An evaluation will be needed which may include an MRI or ultrasound. Rehab with a physical therapist or occupational therapist is usually ordered unl ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Repair the tendon: There are 4 muscles which make up the rotator cuff. The muscles are attached to bone by a tendon, which we refer to as the cuff. With a tear, the te ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: This is very common. Inform your physical therapist of this and have them alter your treatment accordingly.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in 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 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Technically, no: Post-op range of motion correlates with pre-op range of motion. You can become stiff following a total shoulder, which occurs much more frequently in ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Good result: Most of the time those two producers are combined together to achieve good result because most of the time there is involvement of both.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies somewhat based primarily on the severity of your rotator cuff tear; but in general it is an arthroscopic surgery that is highly successful.a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Diaz
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Only your surgeon can answer that question. The nature of your rehab depends of the cuff repair. Most full-thickness cuff repairs should be protected ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Frozen Shoulder: You are at high risk of developing a frozen shoulder if the revision of a full thickness tear of the conjoint tendon of the rotator cuff failed. I hop ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Zooker
16 years experience in Sports Medicine
Nerve or muscle?: Rotator cuff problems include, inflammation, pressure, weakness, or damage to the tendons that constitute the rotator cuff. Conservative care w/anti- ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Physical therapist: Best to go ovwr with therapist.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not normal: Since shoulder joint is surrounded & stabilized by maximum number of big muscles,post-op recovery can be prolonged & may not be back to normal ... Read More

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