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Can surgery fix the muscle tension in my rota cuffs? (Physio does not seem to be working)

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Can surgery fix the muscle tension in my rota cuffs? (Physio does not seem to be working)
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
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have you had a shoulder MRI scan?

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have you tried to have massage therapy to help relax the muscles?

Customer:

I have not tried either of these.............

Dr. David :

I would get a shoulder MRI scan and try massage therapy before even considering surgery.

Customer:

I have tried physio for 9 week and not noticed much of a difference.

Dr. David :

I see.

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you might need to take anti-inflammatories

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or ice your shoulder with ice packs

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or try a steroid injection into your shoulder to help.

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do you have any other questions?

Customer:

Okay thanks. One more question. How long does it usually take to fix the tension through physio?

Dr. David :

usually it helps with in 9 weeks.

Dr. David :

if it is not working, then it could be something else

Dr. David :

like a torn rotator cuff

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or arthritis

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or bursitis

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or something esle

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else

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that is why you need the xray or shoulder MRI scan.

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Okay. Thank you very much.

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you are welcome

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