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How to a relieve a torn rotater cuff in shoulder?

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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Get it fixed

A torn rotator cuff will not heal.
Oral/injectable steroids may help relieve symptoms, temporarily. For long-term relief of symptoms and restoration of function, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair is your best option. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon to discuss your condition and treatment options.

In brief: Get it fixed

A torn rotator cuff will not heal.
Oral/injectable steroids may help relieve symptoms, temporarily. For long-term relief of symptoms and restoration of function, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair is your best option. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon to discuss your condition and treatment options.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Dr. Robert Coats II
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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery?

If you have exhausted nonoperative treatments such as nsaid's, therapy, and possibly injections then surgery is the appropriate option to consider. The surgery can be performed both arthroscopically or thru an incision.
Results are comparable. Following repair we rely on your body being able to heal the repaired tendon back to its bony attachment on the ball of the shoulder. Retears can occur.

In brief: Surgery?

If you have exhausted nonoperative treatments such as nsaid's, therapy, and possibly injections then surgery is the appropriate option to consider. The surgery can be performed both arthroscopically or thru an incision.
Results are comparable. Following repair we rely on your body being able to heal the repaired tendon back to its bony attachment on the ball of the shoulder. Retears can occur.
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan
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