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Shane J. Nho, M.D, M.S.
rushuniversity
midwest

The Relationship Between Shoulder Stiffness and Rotator Cuff Healing

The Relationship Between Shoulder Stiffness and Rotator Cuff Healing

A total of 1,533 consecutive shoulders had an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair by a single surgeon. Patients assessed their shoulder stiffness using a Likert scale preoperatively and at 1, 6, 12, and 24 weeks (6 months) postoperatively, and examiners evaluated passive range of motion preoperatively and at 6, 12, and 24 weeks postoperatively. Repair integrity was determined by ultrasound evaluation at 6 months.

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