I had a problem during a workout(bench press) where I pushed too hard and tore a rotator cuff ?

four months ago, I had a problem during a workout(bench press) where I pushed too hard and tore a rotator cuff muscles (online doctor/self assessment ), I did strengthening exercises and crossover symmetry for a month (pain decreased by 90%) but it never stopped !



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Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

Well you are on the right path, so it usually takes longer time to disappear 6 weeks mostly..
Keep strengthening , stretching ,improve your joint stability ..

Dr Ahmed Fawzy
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Dr Ahmed Fawzy

Hi
Focus on stretching exercise and reduce the strengthening to allow faster healing
Good Luck

Dr Masr
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Dr Masr

Take analgesics and continue doing the exercises,

Is this photo a recent one or one month ago?
Consult physiotherapist for further information

Dr.Honey
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Dr.Honey

Hi..
Thanks for the query..

Rotator cuff tears can be treated with non surgical.means with the help of anti inflammatory painkillers, muscle relaxant, steroid injections and Physiotherapy..

As 90% pain is gone it is a good sign..

Continue with Physiotherapy and if needed apply muscle relaxant gels and take a combination of painkillers and muscle relaxant..

Avoid heavy work load..

Hope this helps..