|ROTATOR CUFF SURGERY?
DIAGNOSTICS, TREATMENT OPTIONS
|The rotator cuff is a group of flat tendons which fuse together and surround the front, back, and top of
the shoulder joint like a cuff on a shirt sleeve. Rotator cuff tear is a common cause of pain and disability
among athletes and in the adult population. There are several treatment options available, however the
major question for you now is should I go under the knife or shouldn’t I?
Read medgrip.com opinion.
|Rotator Cuff Tears
Usually time in combination with physical therapy is improving the condition. Intolerable pain, which is bothering you now,
will diminish. If you are not going to overload joint again it will be more or less fine. However in many cases a person with
this type of injury wants the full capacity of a rotator cuff back. This is understandable. If you are young, if you want to
play tennis or to swim competitively again nothing should strop you.
There are several factors your decision must be based upon
The most important one is of course an advice of reputable medical specialist in this area of the medicine. So make sure
you will get several second, and several third opinions. Summarizing these opinions you should also realize that basically all
of the doctors who will advise you are divided into two groups
- non invaders
Specialists of orthopedic surgery will try to convince you about it’s necessity. Partly because it is their conviction, partly
because surgery – is what making their biggest paycheck.
A legion of physical therapist will insist that time and their treatment will make a trick of complete recovery. Partly
because most of them a strong opponents of surgical invasion, partly because multiple therapy sessions – is what making
their biggest paycheck.
Both groups are right to significant extend, but ultimately it will be only you who will make that decision.
Staff of medgrip.com
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