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Had Subluxation of right shoulder. MRI shows Ligament tear, suggested for operation. Will taking rest cure this?b

Hi, I am Vijay, I am a Martial Artist,Recently in the minth of December I experienced subluxation of my right shoulder.I consulted an orthopedic surgeon who asked me to go for an MRI scan .The MRI scan says that I have a ligament tear(big) and that as a result of this there is some fluid that has got accumlated which runs till my biceps . Doctor asked me to go an Operation.However I took a second opinion,the doctor asked me not to go for an Operation but to take rest for aboput 2 months(i.e. no karate till 2 months) I do not experience any pain now as such and I am applying some Ayurvedic ointments with some tablets prescribed by them .KIndly share your views on this.Thanks.
Asked On : Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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There are always multiple opinion in such cases.And none of the doctor is wrong.Since you are in high impact profession I would suggest you to get a follow up MRI done to have look at ligament status now.Depending on that either you can increase rest period or take up physical activity.
Answered: Tue, 8 Oct 2013
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