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A 35-year-old female asked:

Torn rotator cuff injury from mar13. physio says i now have ac joint issue & shoulder sits lower. i have pain , should i see surgeon, how to treat?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Rotator cuff injury: Don't know mechanism of injury or how it was diagnosed.If you do in fact have a rotator cuff tear(by history, p.E., and confirmed by mri)than i would see ors well-trained in arthroscopic rot. Cuff repair.Ac joint and scapulothoracic issues can be tx.@same time or postoperatively.

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Last updated Oct 9, 2013

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