A 49-year-old member asked:
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can you suffer a neck injury as a result of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery in a beach chair?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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.
Answered on Apr 18, 2013

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