The upshot? Surgeons frequently tell patients that their rotator cuff tears will get bigger over time if surgery isn’t performed immediately. According to research, waiting to see if the tear heals or gets smaller might make a lot of sense. If you’re like most people with a rotator cuff tear, you will likely be able to skip the invasive surgery altogether! Lastly, to ensure the best chance of success, select a Regenexx Network Physician, who are all trained in ultra-precise injection techniques, and will determine whether the Regenexx patented stem cell protocol or super concentrated platelet rich plasma is the best treatment option for the severity and condition of your rotator cuff tear.
Rotator cuff recovery is generally slow and requires supervision. In order to achieve a full and rapid recovery, for smooth and possibly better post-operative results, surgery might be delayed until the patient has full range of motion and has gained good muscle strength from a physical therapy pre surgery pre-habilitation program. After surgery, the patient follows a closely monitored program: