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A 20-year-old male asked:

rotator cuff tear, will i be able to do boxing again?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
MayBeYesMayBeNot: Depends on the severity and thichness of the tear.Some rotater cuff tears heal with conservative treatment and others require surgery.You have to consult an Orthopedic Specialist and he/she can tell you what your prognosis .Tears can be just minor inflammation&tear or a complete tear of one or more muscles or tendons requiring surgery followed by PT.

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