Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Procedure
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Topic Title: Post Op Recovery
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Created On: 03/17/2006 10:46 AM
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EMailOR

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What types of post-op restrictions do you forsee for this patient and what kind of rehab protocol do you recommend?
 03/19/2006 10:21 AM
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DrMartin

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The procedure takes about one to one and a half hours with an equal stay in the recovery room. The patient is allowed to use the arm immediately for using the computer , feeding and driving. Reaching is allowed at six weeks and above shoulder activity with return to normal activites at ten to twelve weks. thanks sd martin
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