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Old 10-09-2009, 07:48 PM   #1
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Help need tips for post op rotator cuff surgery ..4 days away

Please help me with any tips to make things better for me post=operatively. What should I expect discomfort wise and what will my limitations be. It is my left shoulder and I am right handed, if that matters. Your answers would be greatly appreciated. thank you

 
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Re: Help need tips for post op rotator cuff surgery ..4 days away

What type of surgery are you having?

 
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Re: Help need tips for post op rotator cuff surgery ..4 days away

rotator cuff surgery. The open cut.....not the arthroscopic type.

 
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Re: Help need tips for post op rotator cuff surgery ..4 days away

I had arthoscopic in March and I'm still recuperating but the doc says my case was more unusual. Still, it does take a long time to heal and return ROM. But you'll definitely need a rest period before starting PT. Don't rush it! The shoulder has lots of different moving parts and is one of the most difficult areas to fix.

 
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Re: Help need tips for post op rotator cuff surgery ..4 days away

How long does the pain bother you after the surgery?

 
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