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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Discuss...: Discuss this with your physical therapist. They will be able to add a massage component to your rehab. This will help relieve the tightness in your fo ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Discuss...: Discuss this with your physical therapist. They will be able to add a massage component to your rehab. This will help relieve the tightness in your fo ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Massage and Yoga: It is very wise to get some massage when you are recovering from major trauma to muscles and tendons. I often also recommend yoga as a very good stre ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Rotator Cuff Surgery: This varies from doctor to doctor and also depends on the severity of the tear. It is generally accepted that initially you should avoid any active r ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You need assistant: You can not use that arm for 3 weeks, beside the pain you are going to have from the surgery, so if it is your right arm you can not use it for three ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator Cuff Surgery: This is variable from person to person. Respect your levels of pain and follow the instructions of your orthopedic surgeon and physical therapist.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vinay Pampati
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
U wil need help: For the first 4 to 6 weeks I don't allow anybody to move the shoulder on their own so u will need help with many routine things
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Therapy?: Not sure of the question. I feel that all patients need physical therapy after rotator cuff surgery. This focuses on motion of the shoulder, progres ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Depends: Would speak to your surgeon to see why you may still be hurting, but you may still be healing from your surgery.
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