Category Archives: pain

A Somber Recollection

On Wednesday (1/6/15), at the very beginning of my appointment with my surgeon, he mentioned that I may have damaged the surgical repair. He said this because he was concerned that I am still having pain in my shoulder. I … Continue reading

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Not what I wanted to hear

Today I had my January appointment with my surgeon. As usual, he had me raise my arm as high as I could get it up (to my side and out in front), and then he took hold of it and … Continue reading

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Christmas vacation

This Sunday (the 27th), it will be four months since I had my surgery. I have been in therapy for 14 weeks, having begun on September the 14th. Yesterday, I asked Jason (my therapist) whether we would be done by … Continue reading

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A Moment of Thankfulness

“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Recovery from rotator cuff surgery is a long and painful road. Today, I had my physical therapy appointment in the … Continue reading

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Week 11 – The slog

On Wednesday of this week, Jason (my therapist) asked me whether I had done my exercises at home on Tuesday. I told him that I hadn’t because I was sick. He then wanted to know what sickness I was suffering … Continue reading

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Progress and Pain

Today I had my third appointment since Jason was given the go-ahead to start the PROM (passive range of motion) exercises. The first appointment didn’t last very long because I couldn’t take the pain well, so he dismissed me early … Continue reading

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6 week surgeon appointment

This morning I went in the have my 6 week post surgery appointment. The doc said that I can now wean myself off of the sling. It hurts initially to not be in it, plus it’s good to have it … Continue reading

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