A 65-year-old male asked:
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glenohumeral joint debridement,microfracture,anterior labrum repair,subacromial bursectomy decompression.5mos physio why rom restricted above shoulder?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very common in your-: -age group. it takes a lot of therapy above and beyond your formal sessions to gain the notion. daily passive 2-3 times a day which requires a partner. you do what the PT protocol says to do but much more intense at home. in the long run most everyone looses ,motion after surgery. the first 2-3 months are the most important
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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