A 32-year-old member asked:
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how do i massage out knots in my forearm after rotator cuff surgery and retyinng of ligamentns?

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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Discuss...: Discuss this with your physical therapist. They will be able to add a massage component to your rehab. This will help relieve the tightness in your forearm.
Answered on Jul 20, 2013
Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Gently: Gently massage them out. This should not affect the outcome of your surgery. Your therapist may be able to help you with this as well. Thanks.
Answered on Jun 16, 2014
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
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Should be ok: Should be ok unless there is significant skin irritation. Check with your surgeon to be sure. Hope this helps!
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That : That may be referred pain from the nerve. Keep an eye on it, and if it is worsen or persists, let your surgeon know, or if course if you had fever, i ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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I do not think so: Pain alone is not a sign for nerve damage form this kind of sugery, numbness and weakness usually are present.
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