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Does position of elbow in the shoulder immobilizer after complete rc tear repair surgery always 90 degrees or dependent on what was done in rc repair?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Yes at about 90 deg-

Rees, as that is most easily the comfortable position in use by majority of us.
One can get to bend ; extend easily from there, as one exercises to get full rom back once advised by your surgeon, after healing is completed. Do what you are advised!

In brief: Yes at about 90 deg-

Rees, as that is most easily the comfortable position in use by majority of us.
One can get to bend ; extend easily from there, as one exercises to get full rom back once advised by your surgeon, after healing is completed. Do what you are advised!
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