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Rotator Cuff Surgery

Post by Intehdarkct110 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 12:32 pm

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I broke my shoulder 2 years ago and it has not healed correctly and keeps popping out of the socket (pretty much daily now). Went to the doctors and I have to have surgery on my right shoulder. Anyone on here had experience with this type of surgery or know someone who has ? I am trying to figure out to expect (other than what the docs are telling me).

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Re: Rotator Cuff Surgery

Post by PlayingDead » Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:11 pm

Not personal experience, but the rotator cuff is actually several muscles/tendons, so it depends on which one is the problem that needs repair. I injured mine a couple years back but was able to put it right through some exercises and it's fine -- for now.

My rhythm guitar player, Jim Harris, had the surgery a few years ago; it kept him from playing guitar for 3-4 months as I recall. Not a lot of fun but the good news is he's fine now. I think it still troubles him from time to time but he has range of motion and has no trouble playing guitar.

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Re: Rotator Cuff Surgery

Post by rugles » Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:16 pm

Oh, that sucks. I tore my rotator cuff in my last game of organized hockey in my late teens. I didn't need surgery and in my late 40s it caused me to suffer from osteoarthritis. Which ironically gave me access to medical weed, so I was kind of happy at the time. Not anymore, weed is completely legal and my shoulder still aches when I sleep on it.

So just know you will have that to look forward to. Chronic low level pain.

In the link they even mention surgery is a last resort because of the scar tissue. Which sounds real familiar to me.

Hope it works out for you.
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Re: Rotator Cuff Surgery

Post by diffendooferday » Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:40 pm

Tore my rotator cuff 10 years ago due to wear and tear and multiple corisone shots, as I was heavily involved in playing USTA tennis. Slept in a recliner for about 3 weeks and transitioned to bed, quickly started easy PT and ramped it up over a 4 month period. I played tennis again 11 months later but never was able to achieve the level I was playing at prior to the tear. Overall its just alot of PT and solo rehab and you will be back close to what it once was.
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Re: Rotator Cuff Surgery

Post by Intehdarkct110 » Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:41 am

Thanks folks. Seems its gonna be 4-6 months. Yay lol. Is what it is. Ill be happy when I can lift my right arm up over my head again, right now I cant lift my hand above my shoulder level before it pops out.

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Re: Rotator Cuff Surgery

Post by danM » Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:47 am

So much for your MLB pitching career.
Good luck with the surgery and rehab.
What you’ve been going thru sounds terrible.
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