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A 39-year-old member asked:

I suffered a neck injury as a result of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery in a beach chair. what can i do?

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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Time to get checked: Hopefully, your injury was simply muscle strain related to positioning that improves with physical therapy. However more significant injuries have been associated with the beach chair position including disc injuries because the position requires a head holder to maintain your head during the procedure. I.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

Can you suffer a neck injury as a result of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery in a beach chair?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Positional stiffness: Positional stiffness can occur during any surgical procedure, to include neck pain/stiffness from arthroscopic shoulder surgery performed in the beach chair (sitting) position.
Last updated Dec 2, 2017

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