A member asked:

One year after rotator cuff surgery it seems an anchor has dislodged is repair and recovery as bad as original surgery? work is very phys. demanding

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Dr. Rajeev Pandarinath answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Hard to predict: If the anchor is just being retrieved, the pain will be minimal compared to your previous surgery. Most of the time, however, the rotator cuff will need to be re-repaired, which should be similar to the recovery from your first surgery.

Answered 8/21/2018

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