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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Pain in the shoulder and the upper arm, limitation of the range of motion of the shoulder in certain directions and sometime weakness of the arm.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be smart & lucky: While there are some variables that you have the ability to control (such as how you lift, what activities you participate in, etc), there are some va ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mena Mesiha
14 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on symptoms: Without an injury rotator cuff tears are not common in people under 40 but if you are having pain at night that is bad enough to keep you awake or wak ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff tears: are common in people older than 50 -60. If you have a history of trauma, Weakness in your shoulder and pain, especially night pain then odds are you ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lemme
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Strengthening: Allow several days of relative rest after an injury, then gradually and progressively strengthen the muscles that form the rotator cuff. These muscle ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Symptoms vary with severity, but usually pain when you try to use the arm, particularly elevating the arm to reach out for something, difficulty lying ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Wrong procedure: Tommy john surgery involves reconstructing an injured ligament in the elbow, not the shoulder. You would need a procedure involving the shoulder, but ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
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Yes: If it is not too uncomfortable to you moving it around but there is no reason that you cannot exercise by running.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Ruotolo
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No : Ice usually works well for a rotator cuff strain. If pain persists you should see an orthopedist who will probably prescribe a short course of physica ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience in Hand Surgery
What are the symtoms: First, why do you think you have a rc problem? Your doc could take a look at you and make a diagnosis relatively easily. Mri can see a tear but not ... Read More

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