The time it takes to recover varies considerably depending on the person and the actual procedures done during the surgery.
can be a simple bone spur removal or an extensive repair of a massive rotator cuff tear
. In generally people are pretty sore for 2-3 weeks requiring narcotic
pain meds. Most are in a sling for 6 weeks and require physical therapy
2x/week for 4-8 weeks.
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