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Rotator Cuff Tear: Quick recovery with Arthroscopy

Symptoms are severe pain in the shoulders at night, inability to raise their arm or perform day to day activities
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Dr. Ram Chidambaram

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Epsom & St Helier University NHS Trust, UK


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Dr. Somashekar Reddy

</b> Hi Chidambaram.


Dr. Ram Chidambaram

</b> Hi.


Dr. Somashekar Reddy

</b> Nice having you here in Hyderabad.


Dr. Ram Chidambaram

</b> Thank you.


Dr. Somashekar Reddy

</b> Any say Hi to Professor Rohan Das on my behalf.


Dr. Ram Chidambaram

</b> Thank you.


Dr. Somashekar Reddy

</b> I know you treat patients with rotator cuff tears and how do you see symptoms of a rotator cuff tear which is massive.


Dr. Ram Chidambaram

</b> The rotator cuff tear is common to patients, age group between 45 to 65. They often present with pain, inability to get their arm up and they cannot do their day to day activities. They find it difficult to sleep on the shoulder and often comes with severe night pain. That is the presentation.


Dr. Somashekar Reddy

</b> How do you manage them.


Dr. Ram Chidambaram

</b> If they come with a classical notch or to massive long tendon, the best treatment would be operation.


Dr. Somashekar Reddy

</b> Do you think they can go back to their normal activities after the repair.


Dr. Ram Chidambaram

</b> With the latest technology available, now it is possible to treat them with arthroscopic approach (1


Dr. Somashekar Reddy

</b> Generally how long the rehabilitation takes for them to regain the strength back.


Dr. Ram Chidambaram

</b> 40 days.


Dr. Somashekar Reddy

</b> That is very interesting. Thank you.



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