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S/P rotator cuff debride/AC joint decomp.: 7/14. Not improving w/wkly PT and cortisone inject. MRI arthrogram 2 Dec.= 8x6mm Supraspina tear. Surgery?

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In brief: Usually if >50%

If the tear measures over 50% of the width of the tendon your Dr. will most likely recommend surgery.
You can try PT but pain can limit the effectiveness.

In brief: Usually if >50%

If the tear measures over 50% of the width of the tendon your Dr. will most likely recommend surgery.
You can try PT but pain can limit the effectiveness.
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