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MRI showed low grade tear of subscapularis tendon. What does this mean?

I just had an Arthrogram/ MRI done on Friday. I recieved the results and it is noted that there is a low grade tear of the subscapularis tendon . What does this mean and what will the doctor recommend for treatment . I just would like to know a little now because my follow up isn t until Tuesday.
Asked On : Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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Subscapularis is a muscle which helps in movement of shoulder. When there is tear your movements are painful and restricted. Your doctor may suggest you physiotherapy and Hot water fomentaion initially. If pain persist then you may need repair of that tear.
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