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What do the attached MRI results indicate?

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MRI Results of left shoulder show the following:
Mild partial undersurface tearing of supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendons
Diffuse degenerative tearing of the glenoid labrum
Degenerative changes and chondromalacia within the glenohumeral joint
Acromioclavicular osteoarthrosis
Small glenohumeral joint effusion
What course of action should I take?
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
 
 
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 57 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Degenerative changes.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
The changes in your shoulder joint are degenerative changes related to age and a chronic inflammation. There is mild tearing of the tendons that need rest and anti inflammatory medicines for proper healing. Gradual physiotherapy can help in restoring the shoulder movements once the pain subsides.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
Regards.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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