Rotator Cuff Tears And Rotator Cuff Repair


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    Rotator Cuff Tears And Rotator Cuff Repair

    Suffering from rotator cuff tears? If you are suffering from this problem, then feel free to book an appointment online to get treated by one of the best orthopaedic doctors.

    Dr. Aditya Sai

    MS, DNB (Orthopaedics)

    Rotator Cuff Tears And Rotator Cuff Repair

    What is rotator cuff?

    A group of tendons around the shoulder joint which are responsible for stabilising the shoulder and movement of the shoulder . There are four tendons in the rotator cuff:

    • Supraspinatus
    • Infraspinatus
    • Subscapularis
    • Teres Minor

    How do Rotator cuff tendons tear?

    • Degenerative , due to poor tendon quality
    • Attritional , due to Impingement
    • Traumatic

    What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tear?

    • Difficulty in shoulder movement
    • Pain
    • Night pain
    • Difficulty in overhead/behind the back activities

    What are the treatment options for a rotator cuff tear?

    Treatment options depend on

    • Size of the tear
    • Age
    • Activity level

    Generally smaller tears , individuals with low demands are managed with a physical therapy rehab program.

    In cases of larger tears, active individuals, surgical intervention is warranted. Most of the rotator cuff tears can be repaired arthroscopically . Arthroscopic repair is done with the help of anchors ( Small devices throughout which stitches come) which help the surgeon tie up the rotator cuff.

    Rotator cuff repair suger gives excellent results with good post operative rehabilitation and is a satisfying procedure for the patient when it comes to restoration of movement , strength and function.

    Why Choose Us?

    Dr. Aditya Sai is a renowned surgical orthopedic doctor practising in Mumbai. He has 15+ years of experience, with 10+ years of specialization in Shoulder Surgery, Knee & Hip Arthroscopy And Joint Preservation.


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