A 51-year-old female asked:
Im getting surgery my rotater cuff is it painfull?
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Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Sports Medicine 18 years experience
Rotator cuff surgery: Rotator cuff surgery can be painful. It can be done in a few different ways. Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair is usually a bit less painful than an open rotator cuff repair. Doing it arthroscopically uses small incisions versus a large incision. There is usually less scar tissue associated with the procedure. That usually decreases the pain felt after the surgery and through the rehab.
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 25, 2014
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