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What are rehab methods for AC decompression and rotator cuff repair?

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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Protocols Below

Here are some links to the protocols we use but this also depends on your surgeon and technique of repair. http://www.
theshouldercenter.com/pdf/arthroscopic-rotator-cuff-repair-protocol.pdf http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/rotator-cuff-tear.Htm.

In brief: Protocols Below

Here are some links to the protocols we use but this also depends on your surgeon and technique of repair. http://www.
theshouldercenter.com/pdf/arthroscopic-rotator-cuff-repair-protocol.pdf http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/rotator-cuff-tear.Htm.
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: In three stages

1-the repair needs to be protected while the tendon heals.
To keep your arm from moving you will most likely use a sling and avoid using it 4-6 weeks. 2-passive exercise in most cases, passive exercise is begun within the first 4 to 6 weeks after surgery. 3-after 4 to 6 weeks, you will progress to doing active exercises without the help of your therapist. Then we start strengthening exercises.

In brief: In three stages

1-the repair needs to be protected while the tendon heals.
To keep your arm from moving you will most likely use a sling and avoid using it 4-6 weeks. 2-passive exercise in most cases, passive exercise is begun within the first 4 to 6 weeks after surgery. 3-after 4 to 6 weeks, you will progress to doing active exercises without the help of your therapist. Then we start strengthening exercises.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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