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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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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 8 Progress Report

It has been 8 weeks since my rotator cuff surgery (August 27th). I had a 3.5 cm full thickness “L” shaped tear and a completely ruptured bicep muscle. My surgeon spent all of 2 hours repairing my tear and cleaning … Continue reading

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First therapy appointment

Today, I had my first therapy appointment. It’s only been 19 days since my surgery. I was under the false assumption that Jason would be doing PROM exercises today. We did none of that (thankfully). He propped up my arm, … Continue reading

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Hurricanes and Rotator Cuff Surgery

Rotator cuff surgery and hurricanes are somewhat alike. The initial surgery is like the front side of the hurricane with the initial torment of pain. Then, there is the eye of the storm where things are calm and bearable. This … Continue reading

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Making some progress

Today is Saturday, September 5th. It has been 10 days since my surgery. Some things are improving. One of my major problems was what to do about pain management. There are several ways to deal with the pain. Strong prescription … Continue reading

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Now the left shoulder

On August 27th, I will go in for surgery on my left shoulder. It will be almost 3 years to the day, since my operation on my right shoulder. I had that one done on August 30, of 2012. I … Continue reading

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