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Can small bilateral rotator tears be overcome (pain!) by exercise alone? Damaged in 1998. Ok only if elbows as side, or ouch ali

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: It depends what mean

If you talking about healing it completely there is possibility, some could function very with partial tear of the rotator cuff without healing completely.

In brief: It depends what mean

If you talking about healing it completely there is possibility, some could function very with partial tear of the rotator cuff without healing completely.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Ive treated many people with conservative treatment and they've done well depending on the activity, location and severity of the tear, physical therapy with nsaids and possibly a cortisone shot could work if the patient can't get to a decent level this way, surgical treatment might be necessary.

In brief: Sometimes

Ive treated many people with conservative treatment and they've done well depending on the activity, location and severity of the tear, physical therapy with nsaids and possibly a cortisone shot could work if the patient can't get to a decent level this way, surgical treatment might be necessary.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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