A 31-year-old male asked:
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after a open acj excision when can i begin range of movement/pt exercises or pendulum exercises. i understand that the deltoid/trapezius is separated.

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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends on the soft tissue repair at the time of surgery. Most of my patients do passive range of motion only for 6 weeks to protect the repair.
Answered on Dec 9, 2016
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