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How much time does it take to recover from a shoulder injury?
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: It depends
Recovery depends on the injury and whether surgery is needed.
If no immediate surgery is needed than recovery should take 3-4 months. If you are not better by then you need to be reevaluated.

In brief: It depends
Recovery depends on the injury and whether surgery is needed.
If no immediate surgery is needed than recovery should take 3-4 months. If you are not better by then you need to be reevaluated.
Dr. Daniel Mass
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Dr. Scott Slattery
Sports Medicine
In brief: Variable
Recovery depends on what type of injury occurred.
As a general rule of thumb, if the injury does not seem to be severe enough to warrant immediate evaluation, it is reasonable to give it at least 6 wks to get better. If there is still pain and loss of function it is time to see your doctor. If there is significant immediate pain and/or loss of function after injury, get an evaluation asap.

In brief: Variable
Recovery depends on what type of injury occurred.
As a general rule of thumb, if the injury does not seem to be severe enough to warrant immediate evaluation, it is reasonable to give it at least 6 wks to get better. If there is still pain and loss of function it is time to see your doctor. If there is significant immediate pain and/or loss of function after injury, get an evaluation asap.
Dr. Scott Slattery
Dr. Scott Slattery
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