Rotator cuff repair

What is Rotator cuff repair?

Rotator cuff repair is a type of surgery to repair a torn tendon in the shoulder. The procedure can be done with a large ("open") incision or with shoulder arthroscopy, which uses small button-hole sized incisions. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that form a cuff over the shoulder joint.

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Before shoulder surgery i was given an inter scalene block..about 20 hours later i had severe pain radiating down my arm to my finger tips foe 3...

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Injection Neuropathy , possible

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Yes, it could impinged upon a nerve....

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I am a diabetic that had a rotator cuff repair and slap tear that was clipped, bone spur,and manipulation done. Currently I am having therapy. It...

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Hi, I had gone through your query and understood your concerns.

No, diabetics doesn't take longer to rehabilitate with the movement of the arm than...

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I'm going to have surgery: Left shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, subacromial decompression, debridment. Would it be better to have it...

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The arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff tear if it is a small one can be done as an OPD procedure if there are...

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Shoulder pain - Doctor said muscle tear and we need to under go a surgey, please could you suggest if we need to or any alternative treatment. If...

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I had a rotator cuff repair about 6 months ago, which was unsuccessful; I now have significant atrophy of both the supra and infraspinatus muscles....

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