If you tear or rupture your Rotator cuff do you need surgery or not?

Rotator cuff tears and ruptures of the shoulder are common and surgery is something that is often done to repair these injuries but how do you know if your Rotator cuff tear needs surgery?

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  • Collin, P. G., et al. “Is rehabilitation effective in massive rotator cuff tears?.” Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research 101.4 (2015): S203-S205.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).