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It has been three years since a rotator cuff injury, and sudden sharp pains occur when exercising. Do I require surgery?
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Rotator cuff tear
Not necessarily. First a repeat MRI has to done to determine if there is a tear and how extensive it is.
The MRI should be done with a dye injection(gadolinium ) in the join since you have had prior surgey. A small tear may improve with just physical therapy.

In brief: Rotator cuff tear
Not necessarily. First a repeat MRI has to done to determine if there is a tear and how extensive it is.
The MRI should be done with a dye injection(gadolinium ) in the join since you have had prior surgey. A small tear may improve with just physical therapy.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Dr. Gregory Harvey
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Mri First
Mri arthrogram to see if you retore the repair no push ups no military press after rotatorcuff repairs they are not all fixable you might consider playing defense.

In brief: Mri First
Mri arthrogram to see if you retore the repair no push ups no military press after rotatorcuff repairs they are not all fixable you might consider playing defense.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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