Interesting topic to address “The natural course of nonoperatively treated rotator cuff tears: an 8.8-year follow-up”
Dr. Moosmayer et al.,
An increase of tear size was found in the majority of cases, but most of them were below 10 mm, and they even found small decreases in 9 cases. Again, this report supports non-operative treatment should be considered a primary treatment for rotator cuff tears with less than 3 cm, no involvement of the subscapularis, and absence of advanced muscle atrophy and degeneration.
Shoulder injuries can be debilitating and hinder your ability to perform everyday tasks. Whether you’ve experienced a rotator cuff tear, shoulder impingement, or dislocation, proper rehabilitation exercises are crucial for a full recovery. There is some evidence that whether your exercise program is designed to address your muscle control or your muscle strength, doesn’t really impact on your recovery. What is important is that your shoulder exercises create minimal pain while you are doing them, and you establish a habit and get into a routine when doing them. In this blog post, we will explore the best shoulder exercises recommended by experts to help you rehabilitate your shoulder and regain strength and mobility.