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how long does the pain last for after arthroscopic shoulder surgery?

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Really depends: Many different procedures can be done to the shoulder during an arthroscopic surgery. If bone spurs removed, shoulder debrided, then pain may be minimal and pass within a few days. If cuff repaired or labrum repaired, pain can persist for a couple of months. Make sure you understand exactly what is being done during your scope. Don't compare your results with someone else's.
Answered on May 1, 2018
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