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Would heat and/or ice be beneficial to a torn rotator cuff?
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Ice
Typically ice would be beneficial to decrease inflammation in an affected area if you actually have a tear in the rotator cuff, ice will only decrease pain and swelling, but the ultimate treatment might be either physical therapy or surgery.

In brief: Ice
Typically ice would be beneficial to decrease inflammation in an affected area if you actually have a tear in the rotator cuff, ice will only decrease pain and swelling, but the ultimate treatment might be either physical therapy or surgery.
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