A 31-year-old member asked:
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when after rotator cuff surgery will the pain start to go away?

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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator Cuff Surgery: This is variable from person to person. Respect your levels of pain and follow the instructions of your orthopedic surgeon and physical therapist.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Variable: Some patients have complete relief immediately but this would be the minority. Most people are fairly uncomfortable for 2-4 weeks. By 6 weeks the pain should be less and even by 3 months, some people characterize the pain as a dull tooth ache with tightness.
Answered on Dec 10, 2016
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