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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 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Typo likely: Would you please rephrase for clarity?
A 47-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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
biceps close by: The most common rotator cuff tendon torn is the supraspiatus tendon.It runs very close to the long head of biceps tendon in your shoulder.So, the tend ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Need PT: Most surgeons recommend physical therapy after rotator cuff surgery to help with motion and guide the success of a repair. Sounds like you may be dev ... 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 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
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 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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