Do I need Shoulder Surgery to Fix My Shoulder Pain and Rotator Cuff Tear? Can Physical Therapy Help?

Do you experience shoulder pain from a rotator cuff tear?

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Do you know that you have a rotator cuff muscle tear and are contemplating surgery?

STOP RIGHT THERE!  New research shows that you may not need surgery and physical therapy can help.

A new study in The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery  shows that a physical therapy protocol is effective for treating full-thickness rotator cuff tears in approximately 75% of patients.  So 75% of people with shoulder pain, who have been diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear, can avoid surgery and have a great result with physical therapy!  This is a great finding and may change the way chronic shoulder pain from rotator cuff tears is treated.

If you are experiencing annoying and persistant shoulder pain, and may have a rotator cuff tear, you can benefit from physical therapy and may not need surgery.  Why not try a conservative approach and see if you are in that 75% that responds to physical therapy and avoid surgery and the long recovery that comes with it.  There is no need to be in chronic shoulder pain.  Call us today to schedule a consultation or visit us at to found out about our staff and services we offer!

Call now at 407-494-8835 and get pain free today!

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