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Old 11-11-2016, 10:16 PM   #5
Sean Rockett
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Re: Supraprinatus Tear

Originally Posted by Peter Devenney View Post
Hi, it's been 6 months since an MRI showed a 1.5 x 1.6mm tear in my Supraprinatus. Surgeon said arthroscopic repair but unfortunately my insurance won't cover it and I've to wait on the public system here or pay $25k. The public system wait may be 12-24 months.
My question is what can I do to strengthen my shoulder? I have full ROM and about 50% strength. My concern is making the tear worse.
I work in construction so need to keep it as strong as I can.
Has anyone else had a tear and just had to get on with it?

some good exercises here
Sean Rockett, MD
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