My father has fallen two months back now he is unable to lift the hand my doctor said to us rotator cuff surgery is required, Impressions of the MRI are
1.Near complete tear of supraspinatus tendon with sparing of the posterior most fibres 2.critical irregularity in greater tuberosity 3.Mild joint effusion 4.Thickening of subacromial subdeltoid bursa My question is he really require surgery?
Bachelors in physiotherapy, Masters in physiotherapy(musculoskeleton)
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Hello Lybrate user. If there is completely tear or full thickness tear then surgery will work only .post operative he will require physiotherapy for Rehabilitation part. Thanks.
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