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how long can you wait for rotator cuff surgery

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Wait until full func: Wait until you have full or near full function of this shoulder first. Typically around three months, but could be longer.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 months: All our patients are treated arthroscopically despite the size of the rot. Cuff tear.Almost all our patients are 'released' @ 6 months post-op.This me ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A realistic goal-: -6mos 2 get motion and strength back requires dedicated PT daily work @ home. Ur shoulder will never B as before but with a lot of early work on passi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 mo: Having had 5 cuff surgeries i can tell u it is long & hard. After immobilization and starting pt the next day u r stiff sore & weak. I think it is eas ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
12-16 weeks: It depend what involve in this procedure, but the rehab time it about 3 month.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Rotator cuff surgery: as tolerated will be OK.
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A 39-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 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Diabetes is a multisystem disorder that affects the wound healing process. Maintaining normal blood sugar levels is important as hyperglycaemia has b ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Tissenbaum
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Patience: It can take 12-24 months to maximize strength gains after a large repair, providing the tissue heals correctly
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Swollen wrist.: You had a rotator cuff repair 2 months ago. You have a swollen wrist on the same side with pain. See your doctor who performed the surgery. If enti ... Read More

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