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How can you treat a rotator cuff injury?

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Dr. Jan Szatkowski
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

Many people have degenerative rotator cuff tears as we mature.
Non operative conservative treatment should be the first line of treatment. This often consists of NSAIDS, injection, and physical therapy. If conservative treatment fails or if an acute traumatic tear, operative treatment may be warranted. Ask your orthopaedic surgeon for more details. Physical examination and imaging (MRI) are needed

In brief: It depends

Many people have degenerative rotator cuff tears as we mature.
Non operative conservative treatment should be the first line of treatment. This often consists of NSAIDS, injection, and physical therapy. If conservative treatment fails or if an acute traumatic tear, operative treatment may be warranted. Ask your orthopaedic surgeon for more details. Physical examination and imaging (MRI) are needed
Dr. Jan Szatkowski
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depend

If there is tear or no tear in it, most of the time if you have no tear we treat with medication and physical therapy and injections, if torn most likely need surgery.

In brief: It depend

If there is tear or no tear in it, most of the time if you have no tear we treat with medication and physical therapy and injections, if torn most likely need surgery.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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