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04/27/2010 06:03 PM

My shoulder

Shuperman
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I remember a couple of you sayin you had your rotator cuff worked, was just wonderin how long it took you to get back to "normal"...my physical therapist says its gonna be at least six months before I can lift weights again, anyway, just wonderin

Joe

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04/27/2010 07:09 PM
MissStacey
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I have never had mine worked on but just wanted to say I hope it starts feeling better very very soon. Big Hugs, Stacey Wink

04/27/2010 09:50 PM
FatherKarras
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Yeah, Shuperman, that's about right. That's how I was supposed to be treating my arm. Sadly with an (almost) ex that thought I should've been babysitting, doing dishes and clening house the day after my surgery, I didn't get nearly that far before I was lifting AJ (a dangerous task to attempt one-handed.

I'd be very careful. B/c of my almost ex's attitude, I'm in need of rotator cuff repair #3 as soon as worker's comp finishes draging their feet. Definitely be working that passive rom, though.


04/28/2010 06:26 AM
tattoogirl
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I'm getting surgery on my left shoulder next Wednesday for rotator cuff impingement. Is this the kind of down time I'm looking at too?

I was so hoping to try to find a part-time job as I've been feeling really good for two months. Hopefully, it lasts. I knew I'd have to wait until after my surgery and PT, but I'm not sure how long.

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04/28/2010 06:28 AM
FatherKarras
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No. Impingement should be a very short recovery time. When I had impingement surgery, I could use my shoulder the next day.

04/28/2010 06:34 AM
beautifulmind
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Hey Shuperman!!

Just wanted to tell you that it usually takes four to six months after surgery to recover and longer if you aren't strict with following the post op instructions. You need lots of support from someone who is willing to stand by you and help you so you don't have repeated injury. Good luck to you and hugs!


04/28/2010 09:42 AM
Shuperman
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Thanks folks, appreciate the advice and help, take care

Joe


04/28/2010 10:00 AM
Tommy100
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Good luck, and get a nice rest in. Smile
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