The rotator cuff muscles stabilize the shoulder and control the arm, but they are prone to inflammation, tears, and repetitive stress injuries.2 Strengthening these muscles can help prevent shoulder injuries. Your healthcare provider may also suggest exercises to help you heal after an injury or surgery.
Shoulder pain, weakness and range of motion loss can keep you from the activities you need and love to do, whether it's lifting boxes on the job, putting away dishes in the kitchen or hitting that powerful tennis serve.
Subacromial decompression with arthroscopic rotator cuff repair yielded a 21% risk reduction for revision compared with repair alone.
Wheelchair users are nearly three times more likely to experience hospital readmission following total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), according to UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers.
Results showed the optimal observed outcome after anterior shoulder instability surgery included minimal postoperative pain, absence of recurrent instability and osteoarthritis, low revision rates and increased range of motion.
Every fracture is different. So it's important to work closely with your healthcare provider and physical therapist to design a clavicle fracture rehabilitation program that is specific to your injury, fitness level, and lifestyle.