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how to repair a torn rotator cuff without surgery

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maxim Tyorkin
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Usually not: If it is a full thickness tear then it will not heal on its own.
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A 67-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 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: Not all cuff tears absolutely require surgery; however if completely torn it will not heal by itself leaving the patient week in certain motions.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: If you do not have short term disability insurance, check if you qualify for coverage from your state, which is unlikely but possible.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain with Abduction: a full thickness rotator cuff tear can cause considerable weakness and pain especially with movement in the and of motion controlled most by the rotat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mini open RCR: The rehab is usually stepwise with the initial therapy involving passive motion of the arm for about 6 weeks while the cuff heals, then active motion ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience 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 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Most rotator cuff repairs can be done through the scope. Ask your doctor.
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Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: Recovery from a compressive neuropathy can take several months to a year to completely recover depending how much damage to the nerve was caused and t ... Read More
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