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Old 05-22-2011, 09:42 PM   #5
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Re: Rotator Cuff Tear?

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Originally Posted by Jseams View Post
Still waiting on an MRI to be scheduled. They have made me an appointment with physical therapy for July 27th (lol). Hopefully I can get approval to find a specialist outside of the VA system tomorrow -after all this is an on the job injury.

It's been a week and a half and no improvement.
If you are between 40 and 60 with an untreated injury such as this you may end up with a frozen shoulder. That should only take a year or so to resolve. Why would you wait for an MRI. Get it seen to immediatly.
James