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Old 12-17-2012, 11:52 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by HyeWarrior View Post
My brother tore his rotator cuff after a motorcycle accident. Doctor said he had to get surgery, but thankfully it healed itself quickly (which is extremely rare), and he didn't have to get the surgery. His arm is still an issue when he goes to the gym though.
its common for it to partially heal itself through rehab. A lot of the time, there will be a tear that heals on two ends and remains torn in the middle. The gap is the reason it still hurts, It may not even show up on a typical MRI (arthrogram), though you just won;t know until you get in there.
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