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How long after shoulder surgery does pain last

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Really depends: Many different procedures can be done to the shoulder during an arthroscopic surgery. If bone spurs removed, shoulder debrided, then pain may be mini... Read More
Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
6-12 weeks : The time it takes to recover varies considerably depending on the person and the actual procedures done during the surgery. Arthroscopic surgery can b... Read More
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Depends: Too general to give specifics but depends on the procedure done(labral repair vs. Decompression for instance), your pain tolerance, early vigorous the... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Pain management tips: Arthroscopic procedures vary greatly in the amount of work that must be done. Post-op pain often depends on 1) individuals pain tolerance 2) consumpti... Read More
Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine 28 years experience
Varies: May last a week or a few weeks. Strongly depends on type of surgery. Generally speaking rotator cuff repair is more painful than other routine shoulde... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Try to: use a sling to immobilize it, ice it and if you tolerate take Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen).
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Need Ortho eval: With any chronic condition like that, i would reccomend follow-up with your orthopedic surgeon who did your surgery and see what they say.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
PER DOCTOR: Ask surgeon what to do exactly they are very particular. You may need to rest it or start pt depends what you had done.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Likely unrelated!: I don't think Ambien (zolpidem) and eye itching have much to do with each other!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Could: If no pain and new bleeding, it is okay.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ask your doctor: Post surgical rehabilitation and return to activity is usually strictly controlled by the surgeon and the time to return to full activity is dictated ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Can't say...: Too much depends on exactly what procedure is performed - and if you are referring to surgical time or recovery time.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
You must call: your provider. He/she is the one to address this issue.