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Can you tell me how long to recover after a subacromial decompression on my shoulder?

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Many different procedures can be done to the shoulder during an arthroscopic surgery. If bone spurs removed, shoulder debrided, then pain may be minimal and pass within a few days. If cuff repaired or labrum repaired, pain can persist for a couple of months. Make sure you understand exactly what is being done during your scope. Don't compare your results with someone else's.

Answered Jan 22, 2015

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